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John Brunner

Jad Smith


Under his own name and numerous pseudonyms, John Brunner (1934–1995) was one of the most prolific and influential science fiction authors of the late twentieth century. During his exemplary career, the British author wrote with a stamina matched by only a few other great science fiction writers and with a literary quality of even fewer, importing modernist techniques into his novels and stories and probing every major theme of his generation: robotics, racism, drugs, space exploration, technological warfare, and ecology. This book, an intensive review of Brunner's life and works, demonstrates ... More

Keywords: John Brunner, science fiction author, science fiction writer, scientific romance, American pulp, cyberpunk, slipstream, biopunk

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780252037337
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252037337.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jad Smith, author
Eastern Illinois University