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The Road to Science Fiction 6 Around the World

The Road to Science Fiction 6: Around the World

anthology

Edited by James Gunn

Published: White Wolf - trade paperback - 1998
ISBN: 1565041585 / 9781565041585

Contents

Preface - James Gunn
Introduction ( The Road to Science Fiction 6: Around the World ) - essay by James Gunn
France - essay by James Gunn
Exploring Worlds Known and Unknown - essay by James Gunn
Journey to the Center of the Earth ( excerpt) - shortstory by Jules Verne ( aka Voyage au centre de la Terre 1864 )
Visualizing the Future - essay by James Gunn
The War of the Twentieth Century - short story by Albert Robida ( aka La Guerre au vingtième siècle - excerpt from - 1887 )
Quest for the Right Stuff - essay by James Gunn
Another World - novelette by J. H. Rosny aîné ( J H Rosny ) ( aka Un Autre Monde 1895 ) ( trans. by Damon Knight )
The Short, Happy Life of a Surreal ‘Pataphysician - essay by James Gunn
The Dead Fish - short story by Boris Vian ( aka Les poissons morts 1955 ) ( trans. by Damon Knight )
An Alien Behind the Wine Bottle - essay by James Gunn
Heavier Than Sleep - short story by Philippe Curval ( aka Plus Lourd Que le Sommeil 1979 ) ( trans. by Maxim Jakubowski )
The Temptations of the SF Polymath - essay by James Gunn
The Valley of the Echoes - short story by Gerard Klein ( aka La vallée des échos 1966 ) ( trans. by Frank Zero )
The French Voice of North America - essay by James Gunn
The Knot - shortstory by Élisabeth Vonarburg ( aka Le noeud 1980 )
Germany - essay by James Gunn
Creating a Genre - essay by James Gunn
The Sandman - novelette by E. T. A. Hoffmann ( aka Der Sandmann 1816 )
The Father of German Science Fiction - essay by James Gunn
The Universal Library - short story by Kurd Lasswitz ( aka Die Universalbibliothek 1904 )
The Influence of Literature - essay by James Gunn
The Hunter Gracchus - short story by Franz Kafka ( aka Der Jäger Gracchus 1917 ) ( trans. by Vernon A. Chamberlin )
The Austrian Connection - essay by James Gunn
The Building - short story by Herbert W. Franke ( aka Das Gebäude 1960 ) ( trans. by Vernon Chamberlin )
The Power of the Press - essay by James Gunn
Loitering at Death’s Door - novelette by Wolfgang Jeschke ( 1984 ) ( trans. by Sally Schiller and Anne Calveley )
The Meaning of Walls - essay by James Gunn
Ikaros - short story by Erik Simon ( aka Wissenwertes über den Planeten Ikaros 1971 ) ( trans. by Vernon A. Chamberlin )
Scandinavia and Finland - essay by James Gunn
Experiment in Denmark - essay by James Gunn
Mnemsyne’s Children -short story by Svend Åge Madsen ( 1984 ) ( trans. by Johan Heje )
Fantastic Sweden - essay by James Gunn
Time Everlasting - short story by Sam Lundwall ( as by Sam J. Lundwall ) ( 1986 )
Eastern Europe - essay by James Gunn
The Man Who Invented the “Robot” - essay by James Gunn
R. U. R. Epilogue - excerpt from play by Karel Capek ( aka R. U. R. 1920 )
The Polish Master - essay by James Gunn
The Hunt ( Pirx the Pilot ) - novelette by Stanislaw Lem ( aka Polowanie 1965 ) ( trans. by Michael Kandel )
Medical Report - essay by James Gunn
The Divided Carla - novelette by Josef Nesvadba ( aka Rozštěpená Karla 1985 )
Political Writing - essay by James Gunn
That Invincible Human Spirit, Or, The Golden Ships - short story by Alexandr Kramer ( 1998 )
The Romanian Exception - essay by James Gunn
The Neuhof Treaty - short story by Ovid S Crohmalniceanu ( aka Tratatul de la Neuhof 1980 )
Russia - essay by James E. Gunn
The Brothers Strugatski - essay by James Gunn
The Strangers - novelette by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky ( as by Arkady and Boris Strugatski ) ( aka Izvne ( Извне ) 1958 )
Adventure and Science Fiction - essay by James Gunn
Share It With Me - short story by Kir Bulychev ( as by Kirill Bulychev ) ( aka Podelis’ so Mnoj . . . 1970 )
Italy - essay by James Gunn
The Everyday and the Fantastic - essay by James Gunn
The Time Machine - short story by Dino Buzzati ( 1954 )
Surprising Realms and Forbidden Kingdoms - essay by James Gunn
Cancerqueen - novelette by Tommaso Landolfi ( aka Cancroregina 1950 )
Fables for Our Time - essay by James Gunn
The Spiral - short story by Italo Calvino ( aka La spirale 1965 ) ( trans. by William Weaver )
Spain and Latin America • essay by James Gunn
Here There Be Tygers - essay by James Gunn ( 1979 )
The Alabaster Garden - short story by Teresa Inglés ( aka El Jardin de Alabastro 1977 )
The Magician of Magic Realism - essay by James Gunn
The Babylon Lottery - short story by Jorge Luis Borges ( aka La lotería en Babilonia 1940 ) ( trans. by Anthony Kerrigan )
Miracles in Colombia - essay by James Gunn
Blacaman the Good, Vendor of Miracles - short story by Gabriel Garcia Marquez ( aka Blacamán el Bueno, vendedor de milagros 1968 )
The Past, the Present, and the Future - essay by James Gunn
Chac-Mool - short story by Carlos Fuentes ( aka Chac-Mool 1973 ) ( trans. by Margaret Sayers Peden )
India - essay by James Gunn
The Marathi Experience - essay by James Gunn
Einstein the Second - short story by Laxman Londhe ( aka Doosara Einstein 1989 ) ( trans. by Arundhati Deosthale )
China - essay by James Gunn
The Chinese Pioneer - essay by James Gunn
The Mirror Image of the Earth - short story by Zheng Wenguang ( 1980 ) ( trans. by Sun Liang )
The Professional Writer in China - essay by James Gunn
Corrosion - novelette by Ye Yonglie ( aka Fushi 1981 ) ( trans. by Renmin Yang )
Japan - essay by James Gunn
Author in the Dunes - essay by James Gunn
Beyond the Curve - novelette by Kobo Abe ( aka Kabu no mukou 1966 ) ( trans. by Juliet Winters Carpenter )
The Japanese Robert Heinlein - essay by James Gunn
Take Your Choice - short story by Sakyo Komatsu ( aka O-erabi Kudasai 1967 ) ( trans. by Shiro Tamura & Grania Davis )
From Western Trash to Japanese Origami - essay by James Gunn
The Legend of the Paper Spaceship - novelette by Tetsu Yano ( excerpt / start of Origami Uchuusen no Dentetsu 1978 ) ( trans. by Tomoko Oshiro & Gene van Troyer )
Appendix ( The Road to Science Fiction 6: Around the World ): US SF and Us - essay by Élisabeth Vonarburg
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