The Perversity of Things: Hugo Gernsback on Media, Tinkering, and Scientifiction
Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Feb 2017 | University of Minnesota Press | 9781517900854 | 444pp | 279x215mm | RFB | AUD$49.99, NZD$59.99
Hardback | Jan 2017 | University of Minnesota Press | 9781517900847 | 444pp | 279x216mm | RFB | AUD$183.99, NZD$220.00
Grant Wythoff presents a wide array of texts by famed writer, publisher, and inventor Hugo Gernsback that were foundational both for science fiction and emerging media studies. Through painstaking research and extensive annotations and commentary, Wythoff aims to reverse the widespread misunderstanding of Gernsback within the history of science fiction criticism, reintroducing us to Gernsback and the origins of science fiction.