The humanoids by Jack Williamson

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

A revision and expansion of the author"s And folded hands, published in Astounding science fiction.

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StatementJack Williamson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.W67764 Hu, PS3545.I557 Hu
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6049897M
LC Control Number49010019
OCLC/WorldCa20154274

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"With Folded Hands " is a science fiction novelette by American writer Jack Williamson. Willamson's influence for this story was the aftermath of World War II and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and his concern that "some of the technological creations we had developed with the best intentions might have disastrous consequences in the long run."Author: Jack Williamson.

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Fist published in Astounding Science Fiction during the magazine's heyday, The Humanoids--sceince fiction grand master Jack Williamson's finest novel--has endured for fifty years as a classic on the theme of natural versus artificial life.

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He knows this from personal experience as a protégé of Warren Mansfield himself. Williamson takes advantage of the novel’s greater scope to more greatly develop the horror of the nanny state imposed by the humanoids. The Humanoid Book Part 10 - Forte Arrives ("Genie's March (Reprise)") The Humanoid Book Part 11 - Timon and the Magic Mirror's Second Encounter ("Trust in Me") The Humanoid Book Part 12 - The Magic Mirror and Forte's Conversation The Humanoid Book Part 13 - Timon's Friends ("That's What Friends are For") The Humanoid Book Part 14 - Timon vs.

Forte. Rather than an expansion or reimagining of the novella, Williamson revisited the concept with a full-on novel-length sequel, The Humanoids, serialized in three parts in John Campbell’s Astounding in In the process he adds lots of new concepts and themes and comes up with a work that rapidly flits between ideas and never really finds a center.

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