Sunday, November 20, 2005

Science Fiction Pulp: A Primer

By Robert P. Fitton

Centuries before Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley, Edgar Rice Burroughs, H.G. Wells, and Jules Verne, Johannes Kepler unlocked the secrets of planetary motion but he also wrote a short work, The Somnium , a sixteenth century story about going to the moon. His mother's occult powers enabled travel to find life on the moon. The tale was published posthumously in 1634.

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