By Harlan Ellison
3rd printing (1976) paperback. this can be a 1971 selection of tales from this winner of extra awards for inventive literature than the other dwelling writer - together with a number of Hugos, Nebulas and Edgars. CONTENTS: advent: The music of the Soul (1970); i've got No Mouth, and that i needs to Scream (1967); The Discarded (1959); Deeper Than the Darkness (1957); Blind Lightning (1956); the entire Sounds of worry (1962); The Silver hall (1956); "Repent, Harlequin!" acknowledged the Ticktockman (1965); shiny Eyes (1965); Are You Listening? (1958); try out a lifeless Knife (1968); In Lonely Lands (1959); Eyes of airborne dirt and dust (1959); not anything for My midday Meal (1958); O Ye of Little religion (1968); The Time of the attention (1959); lifestyles Hutch (1956); The final Day of an outstanding girl (1958); evening Vigil (1957); Lonelyache (1964); Pennies, Off a useless Man's Eyes (1969).
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Leonid Martynov H ERCULES It seems I have been resurrected. I lived before. And my name was Hercules. I weighed a hundred tons. I tore up a forest by the roots. With my hand I grasped at the skies. Sitting down, I broke the backs of chairs. And then I died . . I’ve been resurrected since: of normal stature, normal weight— I’ve become like other men. I’m cheerful, kind. I do not break the backs of chairs, And, nevertheless, I’m Hercules. The New Russian Poets M CHOEa B He6e BbiOTCH nTHUbi: CHHHUbI, TojiyGH, C tphjkh...
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He has already been in trouble. It is to be hoped he has a strong backbone. The themes most of these poets have in common are the memories of war and suffering, Russian nature, a sense of com passion for the ordinary man, a renewal of the love theme, hatred of falsehood and corruption, a desire to find a new justification and ideal for the Revolution, and the need to insist on the in tegrity of the artist. In an Anthology such as this, which suffers from the limitations imposed upon it by the bilingual texts, it has been impossible to include a number of other new poets of interest and quality (Yuna Moritz, Naum Korzhavin, Vladimir Tsybin, David Samoi lov, Tamara Zhirmuskaya, Rimma Kozakova, and certain others, for example).
Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative Fiction by Harlan Ellison