Into the Media Web

Into the Media Web A Brobdingnagian Compendium Of Fifty Years Of Michael Moorcock S Journalism Includes Articles, Editorials, Fore And Afterwords, Introductions, Prefaces, Obituaries, Reviews And Edited By Moorcock Expert And Bibliographer John Davey Foreword By Alan Moore.Look Up The Word Author In A Dictionary And You Ll Find A Photograph Of Michael Moorcock A Reluctant Archetype He Spans The Fertile Wilderness Of English Writing, Real And Living Literature Not To Be Found Amidst The Well Manicured Parklands Of The Prizewinners And Pundits Too Tall For The Shortlist This Is A Web We Can Plunge Into With Complete Abandon Michael Moorcock Isn T Going To Steal Our Souls Or Eat Us, But Instead Serve Up A Varied Banquet Of Delights For Us To Pick At Over A Few Weeks Or Wolf Down In A Single Sitting This Book Is A Radiant And Comprehensive Study Of One Of The Most Important Figures Of Our Time, In All His Marvellous Complexity.Alan Moore In His Foreword.

Michael John Moorcock is an English writer primarily of science fiction and fantasy who has also published a number of literary novels Moorcock has mentioned The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Apple Cart by George Bernard Shaw and The Constable of St Nicholas by Edward Lester Arnold as the first three books which captured his imagination He became editor of Tarzan Adventures in 1956,

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  • Hardcover
  • 720 pages
  • Into the Media Web
  • Michael Moorcock
  • English
  • 20 November 2018
  • 9780861301201

9 thoughts on “Into the Media Web

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    Collecting a wide array of essays, criticisms, articles, and miscellany, Into the Media Web cements Moorcock s reputation not just as an advocate for forgotten writers of the fantastic, but as a serious social critic of politics and history The book is edited in a rather brilliant way, where a letter published in 1956 when Moorcock was 16 in a fanzine might reference Edgar Rice Burroughs, and then be followed up by an introduction to a work of criticism on Burroughs published in, say, 2005 Moorcock almost single handedly moved well written SF out of the genre ghetto during his time editing New Worlds many of his essays from the magazine are published here , and fought hard to canonize the works of excellent writers like JG Ballard and Mervyn Peake As Alan Moore points...

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