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Astounding wonder : imagining science and science fiction in interwar America /

Main Author: Cheng, John.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012
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300 |a 392 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-374) and index. 
505 0 |a "Magazines for morons": pulp magazines and the emergence of science fiction -- Conversations from the "backyard": reading and imaging community -- Discovering the freedom of facts: fact, fiction, and authority of science -- Involving adventure, reassuring romance: engendering science fiction's domestic tranquility -- Human martians and Asian aliens: the racial nature of wondrous worlds -- The progress of time: Einstein, history, and the dimensions of time travel -- "Fandom is just a goddam hobby": the industry of fans and professionals -- "We want to play with spaceships": popular rocket science in action. 
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650 0 |a Science fiction  |x Periodicals  |x History. 
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650 0 |a Science in popular culture  |z United States. 
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