Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative by Harlan Ellison PDF

By Harlan Ellison

ISBN-10: 0020197802

ISBN-13: 9780020197805

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).

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