Cory Panshin

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fix-up n. 1989 A. Panshin & C. Panshin World beyond Hill 470 That this indeed was the point implicit for van Vogt in ‘Black Destroyer’ and ‘Discord in Scarlet’ would be confirmed in 1950 when he put these stories together with two others and added new material to make what he would call a ‘‘fix-up’ novel’—The Voyage of the Space Beagle.
future war n. 1989 A. Panshin & C. Panshin World beyond Hill 84 Lost race stories…future war stories…dime novel invention stories…tales of advanced science-beyond-science… As soon as science fiction began to exist, it did so in a multitude of forms.
Gernsbackian adj. 1972 A. Panshin & C. Panshin Domestication of the Future in Fantastic Dec. 94/1 Short stories ceased to be Gernsbackian and became (for them) more imaginative—space opera. Some few stories of alien exploration did continue to be written, but they became more and more tenuous, more and more private, sillier and sillier.
proto-science fiction n. 1989 A. Panshin & C. Panshin World beyond Hill 71 They might be thought of both as epitomes of Romantic proto-SF and as first examples of the new science fiction literature of the Age of Technology.
proto-science fiction n. 1989 A. Panshin & C. Panshin World beyond Hill 76 There is one Romantic document that is sometimes offered as a proto-SF story with a setting in the Future—Edgar Allan Poe’s sketch ‘Mellonta Tauta’ (1849).
pulp science fiction n. 1976 A. Panshin & C. Panshin SF in Dimension 307 Crude, vigorous and imaginative magazine stories from one of the star writers of Thirties pulp science fiction.
pulp science fiction n. 1989 A. Panshin & C. Panshin World beyond Hill 143 With utopian plausibility denied to it, this American pulp SF of the Teens became highly imaginative.
science fiction n. 1976 A. Panshin & C. Panshin SF in Dimension 307 Crude, vigorous and imaginative magazine stories from one of the star writers of Thirties pulp science fiction.
superscientific adj. 1974 A. Panshin & C. Panshin SF: New Trends and Old in R. Bretnor SF, Today & Tomorrow 230 Magic has subtleties that super-scientific power or even psi power do not have.