Myths for the Modern Age

Myths for the Modern Age

Philip José Farmer's Wold Newton Universe

Book - 2005
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In his classic biographies of fictional characters (Tarzan Alive and Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life), Hugo- and Nebula-award winning author Philip Jose Farmer introduced the Wold Newton family, a collection of heroes and villains whose family-tree includes Sherlock Holmes, Fu Manchu, Philip Marlowe, and James Bond. In books, stories, and essays he expanded the concept even further, adding more branches to the Wold Newton family-tree. MYTHS FOR THE MODERN AGE: PHILIP JOSE FARMER'S WOLD NEWTON UNIVERSE collects for the first time those rarely-seen essays. Expanding the family even farther are contributions from Farmer's successors-scholars, writers, and pop-culture historians-who bring even more fictional characters into the fold.
Publisher: Austin, TX : MonkeyBrain Books, c2005
ISBN: 9781932265149
Call Number: 813.54 F229m
Characteristics: 392 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Eckert, Win Scott


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