Before I began writing a book about my own insomnia, I wouldn't have paid Aldiss
any heed, much less the id that seemed to hold sway over my darkened bedroom.
COURAGE From left, Gordon Mitchell, Wendy's dad Brian Aldiss
and Eric Yarrow
Spielberg took the concept further with his film adaptation of a Brian Aldiss
story in AI (Artificial Intelligence).
Another is Brian Aldiss
(born August 18, 1925), whose Hothouse was serialized in F&SF in 1961 and published as a novel the following year.
used to say that the core moral tale of science fiction is "Hubris clobbered by Nemesis." At a cynical glance, that would be much the story told here.
THERE are two types of writers: those who make you think and those who make you dream," says Brian Aldiss
, who made me dream for a long time with his science- fiction books.
Novels discussed include the classics such as Clarke's </Childhood's End</> and works by Aldiss
, Christopher, Hoyle and Wyndham--to the current work of Stephen Baxter and Gwyneth Jones.
(14) Bull and Frick surveyed the field of recent science-fiction literature and consulted the author Brian Aldiss
, honorary secretary of the British Science Fiction Association.
, Billion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction (London: Corgi Books, 1975); Baldick, In Frankenstein's Shadow.
[and the] Oedipal [struggle]" (Aldiss
1988: 43) between Victor Frankenstein and his creation / enemy, not to mention the inherent powerful mental anxieties, somehow foreshadow the motif of Dr.
In Frankenstein, for Brian Aldiss
the prototypical science-fictional work, Mary Shelley is offsetting Frankenstein's narrative through the mediation of Walton, a traveller in Russia.