Alexei Panshin Collection

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US TxAM-C C000189

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Alexei Panshin Collection


  • 1968-1973 (Creation)


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Alexei Panshin was born on August 14, 1940, in Lansing, Michigan. He has a B. A. from Michigan State University and A Master's in Librarianship from the University of Chicago. Panshin is a well-known writer and critic of science fiction. His first published story appeared in 1963. His best-known work is Rite of Passage, published in 1968. His critical studies, Heinlein in Dimension, Science Fiction in Dimension, and The World Beyond the Hill, are well-regarded in academic circles. Panshin died in August 2022.

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This collection consists of several manuscripts of Panshin's work, including his 1968 novel The Thurb Revolution and his serialized novel The Son of Black Morca (1973, photocopies). Also included is a set of galleys for Panshin's Masque World (1969).

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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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  • English

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