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Ray Bradbury

David Seed

Abstract

As much as any individual, Ray Bradbury brought science fiction's ideas into the mainstream. Yet he transcended the genre in both form and popularity, using its trappings to explore timely social concerns and the kaleidoscope of human experience while in the process becoming one of America's most beloved authors. This book follows Bradbury's long career from the early short story masterpieces through his work in a wide variety of broadcast and film genres to the influential cultural commentary he spread via essays, speeches, and interviews. Mining Bradbury's classics and hard-to-find archival, ... More

Keywords: Ray Bradbury, science fiction, technology, authoritarianism, art censorship, film, television, literary writer

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780252038945
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252038945.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Seed, author
Liverpool University