STARBOARD WINE: MORE NOTES ON THE LANGUAGE OF SCIENCE FICTION. Pleasantville, New York: Dragon Press, 1984. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-244 [245-248: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], cloth. First edition. Limited to 500 copies signed by Delany. Collects thirteen essays written after 1977. Delany explores the theory of SF: is it or is it not literature? What is the real importance of Heinlein, Sturgeon, Asimov, Russ and Disch? How can SF be taught? What are the problems that have to be faced in writing a history of SF? Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 8-49. Some very faint spotting to cloth, a nearly fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#168406).

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