The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.
Argues that the utopian novel, Looking Backwards, 2000-1887,by American author, Edward Bellamy, first published in Boston in 1888,was an inspirational source for early Australian science fiction writers.
Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of
yNotes on Australian Science FictionGraham Stone,
Sydney:Graham Stone,2001Z10173422001single work essay bibliography criticism biography review Fifty numbered and titled 'Notes' which trace the history of Australian science fiction, from its beginnings to the 1950s. Some notes are in the form of essays, others include biographical details, reviews, criticism and bibliographies. Many of the notes are reprinted, or revised from a column which appeared in Science Fiction News, edited by Stone.Sydney:Graham Stone,2001