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Source: SF Commentary (
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... no. 76 2000 of SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction est. 1969 SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction
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* Contents derived from the 2000 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
George Turner : The Unrelenting Gaze, Bruce Gillespie , single work column
Bruce Gillespie exchanged letters with George Turner for nearly 30 years. When George Turner died in June 1997, Gillespie was surprised to find that Turner had made him his Literary Executor.
(p. 3)
George Turner, Critic and Novelist, John Foyster , single work column
Foyster argues that George Turner's first article, 'The Double Standard,' reveals much of his philosophy of science fiction.
(p. 4-6)
Not Taking It All Too Seriously, George Turner , single work essay (p. 6-11)
Some Unreceived Wisdom, George Turner , single work criticism essay (p. 12-15)
The Double Standard : The Short Look and the Long Hard Look, George Turner , single work criticism
George Turner discusses differences between literary criticism and reviewing.
(p. 16-19)
On Writing about Science Fiction, George Turner , single work essay
George Turner establishes guidelines for writing reviews and critical articles about science fiction.
(p. 20-25)
Golden Age, Paper Age or, Where Did All the Classics Go?, George Turner , single work essay (p. 31-34)
Back to the Cactus : The Current Scene, 1970, George Turner , single work essay (p. 38-44)
Science Fiction in Australia : A Survey 1892–1980, George Turner , Bruce Gillespie (editor), reference
A reference work tracing the contributions of significant Australian science fiction writers during the period 1892-1980. This essay is based on George Turner's 'Science Fiction in Australia : A Complete Survey' (published in SF Commentary 55/56, 1979) and on the paper he delivered in 1981 to the 'Conference on Speculative Fiction: The Australian Context' (held by the Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra on 18 July 1981). Bruce Gillespie has edited these two works into one article to provide a counterweight to Australian SF 'history' from the limited viewpoint of the 1990s.
(p. 45-55)
Frederik Pohl as a Creator of Future Societies, George Turner , single work essay (p. 76-84)
Letters to the Editor, George Turner , single work essay
Essentially an essay constructed as two two letters by Turner, the first is signed 'An Indignant Reader,' while the second is from 'A Hopelessly Biased but Aprroving Reviewer.'
(p. 89-93)
Plumbers of the Cosmos : The Aussiecon Debate, George Turner , Peter Nicholls , John Foyster , single work essay
Transcription of a panel discussion at Aussiecon (August 1975), transcribed by Bruce Gillespie.
(p. 93-99)
A Murmuration of Starling or an Exaltation of Lark?, George Turner , single work essay (p. 100-106)
Glimpses of the Great : Seacon (World Convention, Brighton) and Glasgow, 1979, George Turner , single work essay (p. 107-110)
Home Sweet Home : How I Met Melba, George Turner , single work essay (p. 111-113)
Judith Buckrich in Conversation with George Turner, Judith Raphael Buckrich (interviewer), single work interview
George Turner discusses his literary themes and writing methods.
(p. 114-119)

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