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Issue Details: First known date: 1977... 1977 The View from the Edge : A Workshop of Science Fiction Stories
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This anthology is 'based on a workshop conducted by [George Turner] together with Christopher Priest and Vonda McIntyre. Each story has been edited and in several cases re-written for publication, and each piece is followed by Turner's own assessing comments'. Source: 'Forms of Power in Recent Australian Science Fiction'.

Notes

  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • Epigraph: 'Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.' -- Charles F. Kettering

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Norstrilia Press , 1977 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Dialogue, Philippa Maddern , single work short story science fiction (p. 3-4)
Alien, Bruce Barnes , single work short story science fiction (p. 5-7)
Automation, Randal Flynn , single work prose science fiction (p. 8-13)
Denizen In Habit, Edward Mundie , single work short story science fiction humour (p. 20-24)
Day Dreamer, Sharon Goodman , single work short story science fiction (p. 25-31)
Wherever You Are, Philippa Maddern , single work short story science fiction (p. 32-34)
Retrieval, David English , single work short story science fiction (p. 35-40)
The Broken Butterfly, Paul Voermans , single work short story science fiction (p. 41-46)
The Two Body Problem, Bruce Barnes , single work short story science fiction (p. 47-57)
Going Home, Petrina Smith , single work short story science fiction (p. 58-61)
Ignorant of Magic, Philippa Maddern , single work short story fantasy (p. 62-70)
Rat Stew, D. W. Walker , single work short story science fiction (p. 71-78)
In the Garden, Petrina Smith , single work short story science fiction (p. 79-80)
Erotic Shower, Micheline Cyna-Tang , single work short story science fiction (p. 81-85)
The Rise and Fall of Earth, Sam Sejavka , Graeme Aaron , single work short story science fiction (p. 86-89)
The Ant in the Glass Cage, Sam Sejavka , single work short story science fiction (p. 90-98)
Hector, Bruce Barnes , single work short story science fiction (p. 99-102)
They and They's, Petrina Smith , single work short story science fiction (p. 106-113)
See it Sparkle, See it Dim, Edward Mundie , single work short story (p. 114-118)
Silence, Philippa Maddern , single work short story science fiction (p. 119-124)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Apocalyse Vs Utopia : A Writers Guide Lucy Sussex , 2014 single work essay
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 74 no. 1 2014; (p. 90-102)
Australian Science Fiction, as Showcased by Australian SF Anthologies Stephan Kraitsowits , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-11)
'An apparently convenient way of studying Australian science fiction is to analyse the contents of ready-made anthologies of Australian science fiction. In doing so, the researcher discreetly circumvents the thorny issue of 'What is Australian?' and also 'What is science fiction?' by taking for granted that the texts within collections of Australian sf necessarily are Australian science fiction. Things, however, are never quite so simple and before being able to add to the debate as to what Australian science fiction truly is, it is necessary to overview the 50 odd years separating the most recent sf anthologies from the very first anthology showcasing Australian science fiction and to plot the meandering course of the genre's commercial development.' (Author's abstract)
Norstrilia Press Catalogue Bruce Gillespie , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Scratch Pad 15 , April 1996; (p. 1-2)

— Review of The View from the Edge : A Workshop of Science Fiction Stories 1977 anthology short story ; In the Heart or in the Head : An Essay in Time Travel George Turner , 1984 single work autobiography criticism ; An Unusual Angle Greg Egan , 1983 single work novel ; Dreamworks : Strange New Stories 1983 anthology short story ; The Plains Gerald Murnane , 1982 single work novel ; The Dreaming Dragons : A Time Opera Damien Broderick , 1980 single work novel ; Moon in the Ground Keith Antill , 1979 single work novel ; Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story
Forms of Power in Recent Australian Science Fiction Sneja Gunew , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 41 no. 2 1982; (p. 277-286)

— Review of Beloved Son George Turner , 1978 single work novel ; Displaced Person Lee Harding , 1979 single work novel ; Rooms of Paradise 1978 anthology short story ; The Dreaming Dragons : A Time Opera Damien Broderick , 1980 single work novel ; The Moon Baby John Bailey , 1978 single work novel ; The Altered I : An Encounter with Science Fiction 1976 anthology short story criticism poetry ; The View from the Edge : A Workshop of Science Fiction Stories 1977 anthology short story ; A Passage in Earth Damien Broderick , 1978 single work short story
Editors' Statements [George Turner] George Turner , 1981 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 10 no. 2 1981; (p. 272-274)
Norstrilia Press Catalogue Bruce Gillespie , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Scratch Pad 15 , April 1996; (p. 1-2)

— Review of The View from the Edge : A Workshop of Science Fiction Stories 1977 anthology short story ; In the Heart or in the Head : An Essay in Time Travel George Turner , 1984 single work autobiography criticism ; An Unusual Angle Greg Egan , 1983 single work novel ; Dreamworks : Strange New Stories 1983 anthology short story ; The Plains Gerald Murnane , 1982 single work novel ; The Dreaming Dragons : A Time Opera Damien Broderick , 1980 single work novel ; Moon in the Ground Keith Antill , 1979 single work novel ; Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story
Forms of Power in Recent Australian Science Fiction Sneja Gunew , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 41 no. 2 1982; (p. 277-286)

— Review of Beloved Son George Turner , 1978 single work novel ; Displaced Person Lee Harding , 1979 single work novel ; Rooms of Paradise 1978 anthology short story ; The Dreaming Dragons : A Time Opera Damien Broderick , 1980 single work novel ; The Moon Baby John Bailey , 1978 single work novel ; The Altered I : An Encounter with Science Fiction 1976 anthology short story criticism poetry ; The View from the Edge : A Workshop of Science Fiction Stories 1977 anthology short story ; A Passage in Earth Damien Broderick , 1978 single work short story
Australian Science Fiction, as Showcased by Australian SF Anthologies Stephan Kraitsowits , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-11)
'An apparently convenient way of studying Australian science fiction is to analyse the contents of ready-made anthologies of Australian science fiction. In doing so, the researcher discreetly circumvents the thorny issue of 'What is Australian?' and also 'What is science fiction?' by taking for granted that the texts within collections of Australian sf necessarily are Australian science fiction. Things, however, are never quite so simple and before being able to add to the debate as to what Australian science fiction truly is, it is necessary to overview the 50 odd years separating the most recent sf anthologies from the very first anthology showcasing Australian science fiction and to plot the meandering course of the genre's commercial development.' (Author's abstract)
Editors' Statements [George Turner] George Turner , 1981 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 10 no. 2 1981; (p. 272-274)
Apocalyse Vs Utopia : A Writers Guide Lucy Sussex , 2014 single work essay
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 74 no. 1 2014; (p. 90-102)
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