By Harlan Ellison

Over the process his mythical profession, Harlan Ellison has defied─and occasionally defined─modern fable literature, all whereas refusing to permit any style to assert him. A Grand grasp of the technology Fiction Writers of the US, winner of the Lifetime fulfillment Award from the Horror Writers organization in addition to winner of numerous awards, together with the Hugo, Nebula, Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker, Ellison is as unpredictable as he's special, irrepressible as he's infuriating. E-Reads is proud to submit over thirty titles in Ellison’s impressive catalog, now on hand in a sublime new package deal that includes Ellison himself. Genius by no means felt so flamable.
AGAIN, harmful VISIONS is the vintage significant other to the main crucial technology fiction anthology ever released. Forty-six unique tales edited with introductions by way of Harlan Ellison. that includes: John Heidenry - Ross Rocklynne - Ursula ok. Le Guin - Andrew J. Offutt - Gene Wolfe - Ray Nelson - Ray Bradbury - Chad Oliver - Edward Bryant - Kate Wilhelm - James B. Hemesath - Joanna Russ - Kurt Vonnegut - T. L. Sherred - ok. M. O'Donnell (Barry N. Malzberg) - H. H. Hollis - Bernard Wolfe - David Gerrold - Piers Anthony - Lee Hoffman - Gahan Wilson - Joan Bernott - Gregory Benford - Evelyn Lief - James Sallis - Josephine Saxton - Ken McCullough - David Kerr - Burt ok. Filer - Richard Hill - Leonard Tushnet - Ben Bova - Dean R. Koontz - James Blish and Judith Ann Lawrence - A. Parra (y Figueredo) - Thomas M. Disch - Richard A. Lupoff - M. John Harrison - Robin Scott - Andrew Weiner - Terry Carr - James Tiptree, Jr.

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39 Although this book explores love across the period 1920–1970—the mid-twentieth century—the 1940s and 1950s lie at its interpretative heart. These were decades when the emotional landscape changed dramatically for large numbers of ordinary people; a period that witnessed a revolution in the value attached to emotional intimacy within heterosexual encounters. 40 Richard Hoggart recalled the shift in his autobiography: By 1944 there was an unusual feeling in the air among servicemen, not often articulated cogently, but indicated by banal-sounding phrases: ‘We don’t mean to go back to what it was like before’; ‘Things have got to change’; ‘I’m not standing for that lot again’; ‘We didn’t go through all this just to settle back where we were’.

To what extent was it possible to know whether you were really in love? Emotional authenticity mattered because love and marriage were entangled as never before. If real love should lead to marriage, then a real marriage was founded upon love. In this context it was increasingly important to ensure that love was genuine. The difficulties of getting a divorce until the Reform Act of 1969 meant that marriages could last a very long time. ‘I grew up in an age and in an extended family where a marriage really was for life,’ confided a Mass-Observer born in 1930.

She was very dark, with long black hair and dark eyes which she modestly fixed on the ground. But she gave me such a shake of the hand 12 Introduction that I have felt it hundreds of times since then and sometimes feel it now. I was smitten at once. It was love at first sight. 52 Working men and women of earlier periods did not conduct their emotional lives in silence. In an autobiography written in 1849, the working-class radical, Samuel Bamford, recalled a time when ‘the young germs of love [were] beginning to quicken in my heart’ and wrote of abandoning himself ‘to delicious heart-gushings of romantic feeling, bowed in silent and earnest regard to female loveliness .

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