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Oliver's "Unearthly Neighbors" Chad Oliver, an Anthropologist, wrote particularly plausible novels of First Contact -- a term, after all, which originated in the field of Anthropology. The first of his masterpieces. Ballentine, ; revised first hardcover edition, New York: Crown, ] in later had a sequel, "The Shores of Another Sea.
Other terms for this popular genre include: Others cite Castello Holford's novel "Aristopia: Trevelyan published a nominally nonfictional article about what might have happened if Napoleon had won at Waterloo. Alfred Toynbee, in his "A Study of History" tried the same sort of academic experiments in allohistory.
Some other splendid examples are: It is one of the most enthralling science-fiction books ever written. At once a fantasy adventure, an exceptional mystery, it is a new concept that touches the very framework of reality.
What was 'The Blind Spot? The fantastic events that follow from its deceptively simple opening are the sort of stuff from which Charles Fort wove his world-shaking books and A. Merritt wrought fabulous novels.
Mermaids & Mermen: Contemporary Mythical Art. A Brief introduction to Merman & Mermaid folklore with a Gallery of New Paintings, Drawings and Pictures in traditional oils, contemporary acrylics and cutting edge 2D & 3D digital mixed media in the style of the classic illustrators!. Newly updated! The thunder-and-lightning example seems like a bad comparison for this kind of situation, in that the false claim is (1) easily observable to be untrue, and (2) utterly useless to the society that propagates it. What these disparate legends have in common is that the real action begins once humans collide with mermaids, creatures who use their alluring familiarity to mask what makes them utterly foreign.
Lapses into Imaginary History", edited by J. A Drama of the Reconstruction Period", by Arthur Goodman"Ancestral Voices", by Nat Schachnerflawed time-travel change-the-past story, in which the accidental consequence is the passage into never-beingness of tens of thousands of descendants of one killed ancestor "Sideways in Time", by Murray Leinstergives a four-dimensional view of alternate timelines, and a protagonist who switches from one to another, some in which humans never evolved.
The breakthrough into explicitly science-fictional allohistory. DickGermany and Japan conquer and split the U. Jim Rittenhouse's Alternate History and a fascinating inside look by a professional science fiction author: Stephen Baxter's "Branches in Time: Alternate Histories Are True SF" Fairly thorough search results, including anthologies, references, and listings by author may be found in: Schmunk also check out: To make the definition cover all science fiction instead of 'almost all' it is necessary only to strike out the word 'future'.
Berkeley There is a scientific basis for such speculations, namely the "Many Worlds" interpretation of Quantum Mechanics. The notion is that each time a subatomic particle can one of several things, it actually does all them, splitting the universe into multiple copies which differ only in that one micro-event.
The universe splits, splits again, and ramifies into an astonishing tree of alternative realities, a quintillion times a second. This theory was developed by Hugh Everett inbut he had philosophical predecessors. Giordano Bruno was burnt at the stake A.This webpage is for Dr. Wheeler's literature students, and it offers introductory survey information concerning the literature of classical China, classical Rome, classical Greece, the Bible as Literature, medieval literature, Renaissance literature, and genre studies.
Mermaids Mermaids are mysterious creatures of the sea. Folk Tale legends that have been passed on from generation to generation.
The word mermaid is split into two parts, the first word being Mer-the ancient English word for sea and maid referring to a female/5(1). The Legend of the Minotaur Essay. One of the most popular Greek myths is the story of Theseus and the Minotaur, it centres around an early civilisation on the island of Crete, it is a myth told long before Athens became the ruling capital.
What these disparate legends have in common is that the real action begins once humans collide with mermaids, creatures who use their alluring familiarity to mask what makes them utterly foreign. Some folk tale legends can be real and some can be for just others entertainment.
Mermaids have been believed to be real and fake. History says that in a living mermaid was caught off Edam, Holland. Mingo's Cave by Chuck Ball An escape for the adventurous Comments by Ani Brooks, 10/14/ "For anyone who as had the pleasure of falling in love with the island of St.
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