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Critical Insights: Isaac Asimov

ISBN: 9781682172544
Publisher: Salem Pr
Publication Date: 2017-01-19
Number of pages: 300
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A great starting point for students seeking an introduction to Isaac Asimov and the critical discussions surrounding his work. Isaac Asimov is widely considered to be one of the founding figures of American science fiction. This volume contains a general introduction to Asimov's work and explores his towering status among American science fiction writers, with special emphasis on the Foundation trilogy and the Robot novels and stores. Each essay is 2,500 to 5,000 words in length, and all essays conclude with a list of "Works Cited," along with endnotes. Finally, the volume's appendixes offer a section of useful reference resources: * A chronology of the author's life* A complete list of the author's works and their original dates of publication* A general bibliography* A detailed paragraph on the volume's editor* Notes on the individual chapter authorsA subject index

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