SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY AND WEIRD FICTION MAGAZINES. Marshall B. Tymn, Michael Ashley.

SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY AND WEIRD FICTION MAGAZINES. Westport, Connecticut, London, England: Greenwood Press, [1985]. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-xii [xiii] xiv [xv] xvi-xxvii [xxviii-xxix] xxx [1-3] 4-970, cloth. First edition. A comprehensive guide to magazines that published science fiction, fantasy, and horror from Argosy (1882) to the early 1980s. The volume is divided into four sections. Section one, the core of the book, provides historical essays and publication histories for 279 major and minor professional periodicals published in the United States, Great Britain, Canada, and Australia devoted wholly or in part to fantastic fiction. Section two provides similar data for fifteen associational English-language anthology series. Section three provides brief annotated entries for seventy-two selected nonfiction fanzines and scholarly journals. Section four provides an annotated listing of 184 non-English-language magazines from twenty-three countries. End matter consists of two appendixes, index to cover artists and chronology, secondary bibliography, and comprehensive index. This well-researched, authoritative guide is a basic reference work for the study of fantastic fiction in magazines. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 12-46. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 11-54. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 11-54. Burgess, Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror 111. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#142039).

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