George S. Elrick

2 Quotations from George S. Elrick

alternate reality n. 1978 G. S. Elrick Science Fiction Handbook 30 Alternate reality, (fiction) another—equally valid but not always attainable—way of experiencing existence. Implicit in the concept is the postulate that there may be a multiplicity of universes nested together, Chinese-box fashion, though each discrete universe normally is oblivious of the others.
New Wave n. 1978 G. Elrick Science Fiction Handbook 182 ‘New Wave’ science fiction, (Generic.) Science fiction that emphasizes raw sex, bone-crunching violence, and deep pessimism about ‘the meaning of it all’. It tends to be self-consciously stylistic, and heavily underscores such present-day problems as pollution, racism, and overpopulation.