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The Resource Babel-17, Samuel R. Delany

Babel-17, Samuel R. Delany

Label
Babel-17
Title
Babel-17
Statement of responsibility
Samuel R. Delany
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • BABEL-17 is the novel which catapulted Samuel R. Delany into the front rank of SF writers.
  • "The most interesting writer of science fiction writing in English today."-"The New York Times Book Review"
Biographical or historical data
Samuel R. Delany (1942 - ) Samuel Ray 'Chip' Delany, Jr was born in Harlem in 1942, and published his first novel at the age of just 20. As author, critic and academic, his influence on the modern genre has been profound and he remains one of science fiction's most important and discussed writers. He has won the Hugo Award twice and the Nebula Award four times, including consecutive wins for Babel-17 and The Einstein Intersection. Since January 2001 he has been a professor of English and Creative Writing at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he is Director of the Graduate Creative Writing Program. For more information see www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/delany_samuel_r.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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Delany, Samuel R
Dewey number
AF
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
S.F. Masterworks
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  • Language and languages
  • Science fiction
  • Life on other planets
  • Science Fiction
Summary expansion
In the far future, after human civilization has spread through the galaxy, communications begin to arrive in an apparently alien language. They appear to threaten invasion, but in order to counter the threat, the messages must first be understood
Target audience
general
Label
Babel-17, Samuel R. Delany
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780575094208
Dimensions
20x13x1 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780575094208
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Babel-17, Samuel R. Delany
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780575094208
Dimensions
20x13x1 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780575094208
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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