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A Martian Odyssey By Stanley Weinbaum
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A Martian Odyssey set the career of Stanley Weinbaum off like a bomb, since he wrote a story like none had done before: it was about an alien who is sentient and intelligent rather than a mindless... More > barbarian. He also added the twist that despite the creature's intelligence, it didn't have human logic or reason. The story features a four-man crew who have crash-landed on Mars, and one of them, Dick Jarvis, who sets out on his own. He meets Tweel, a sympathetic creature who shows him the ways of the planet. A strange pyramid building creature, a tentacled "dream beast," and broken record cart people. Check out for yourself why A Martian Odyssey came in 2nd in the best science fiction stories of all time, right behind Asimov's Nightfall.< Less
A Martian Odyssey By Stanley G. Weinbaum
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Stanley G. Weinbaum is best known for his pioneering science fiction short story, A Martian Odyssey, published in 1934 to large (and continuing) praise, which introduces a sympathetic alien, Tweel.... More > Other stories by Weinbaum deal with Dixon Wells, a playboy who runs afoul of the inventions of his erstwhile tutor in "Newer Physics", Prof. van Manderpootz, a boastful genius who rates Einstein as his intellectual equal (or even a bit inferior). In "The Worlds of If", the professor’s invention exposes what might have been; in "The Ideal", Manderpootz constructs a device that can show the image of someone's ideal (in Wells' case, his perfect woman); the invention in "The Point of View" allows one to see the world from another's perspective. This collection of Weinbaum's stories include A Martian Odyssey, Valley of Dreams, The Adaptive Ultimate, The Mad Moon, The Worlds of If, The Ideal, The Point of View, Pygmalion's Spectacles, Parasite Planet, The Lotus Eaters and The Circle of Zero.< Less
Analyzis of Weinbaum’s "A Martian Odyssey" By Homework Help Classof1
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This essay is a critical analyze of Weinbaum’s A Martian odyssey.
Stanley Grauman Weinbaum, Collection By Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
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Stanley Grauman Weinbaum (April 4, 1902 – December 14, 1935) was an American science fiction author. His career in science fiction was short but influential. His first story, "A Martian... More > Odyssey", was published to great (and enduring) acclaim in July 1934, but he would be dead from lung cancer within eighteen months. In this ebook: A Martian Odyssey Parasite Planet The Lotus Eaters The Circle of Zero Proteus Island The Adaptive Ultimate The Brink of Infinity The Mad Moon Tidal Moon Pygmalion's Spectacles The Ideal Valley of Dreams The Worlds of If The Point of View Shifting Seas Redemption Cairn Dawn of Flame< Less
The Lady Dances By Stanley G. Weinbaum
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The Lady Dances (softbound). Mark Talbot, a young man from New England leaves the U.S. to discover the world. Embarking at San Francisco, he meets a beautiful but mysterious and sad girl who is... More > apparently forced by the authorities to leave the country; he follows her on the Southern Seas. This romance by Weinbaum appeared in 1933 on various american newspapers, under the pen name of Marge Stanley. Weinbaum is best known for his science fiction short stories, among them the trendsetting A Martian Odyssey, and his post-apocalyptic novel The Black Flame, whose leading character is beautiful and immortal Margaret of Urbs. Weinbaum's elegant writing style, humor and culture, along with a fertile imagination, made him one of the leaders of the Golden Age of Science Fiction. He died at the age of 33, admired by those who succeeded him, such as Isaac Asimov, Robert Bloch or Robert A. Heinlein. This novel is available for the first time as an entertaining book.< Less
The Lady Dances By Stanley G. Weinbaum
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The Lady Dances (hardbound) Mark Talbot, a young man from New England leaves the U.S. to discover the world. Embarking at San Francisco, he meets a beautiful but mysterious and sad girl who is... More > apparently forced by the authorities to leave the country; he follows her on the Southern Seas. This romance by Weinbaum appeared in 1933 on various american newspapers, under the pen name of Marge Stanley. Weinbaum is best known for his science fiction short stories, among them the trendsetting A Martian Odyssey, and his post-apocalyptic novel The Black Flame, whose leading character is beautiful and immortal Margaret of Urbs. Weinbaum's elegant writing style, humor and culture, along with a fertile imagination, made him one of the leaders of the Golden Age of Science Fiction. He died at the age of 33, admired by those who succeeded him, such as Isaac Asimov, Robert Bloch or Robert A. Heinlein. This novel is available for the first time as an entertaining book.< Less