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Aldiss

Brian W(ilson). born 1925, British novelist, best known for his science fiction. His works include Non-Stop (1958), Enemies of the System (1978), The Helliconia Trilogy (1983--86), Forgotten Life (1988), and The Detached Retina (1995)
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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.
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.
Brian Aldiss 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.
Aldiss, 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.