books by William Olaf Stapledon
The Seed and the Flower
" God sowed a seed, and there came a flower. Holy is God, and the world His flower. THERE was a poor man who had a field, wherein he laboured all day. He had a daughter, an only child, and he loved her. At sunset, after his work, he looked at the field; and twilight fell upon him looking, and the stars came out. God's flower hung over him open, and he knew it not. But he called his daughter from the house, and laid his hand on her head. ...
Last and First Men (SF Masterworks)
, William Olaf Stapledon
One of the most extraordinary, imaginative and ambitious novels of the century: a history of the evolution of humankind over the next 2 billion years. Among all science fiction writers Olaf Stapledon stands alone for the sheer scope and ambition of his work. First published in 1930, Last and First Men is full of pioneering speculations about evolution, terraforming, genetic engineering and many other subjects.
ODD JOHN: A STORY BETWEEN JEST AND EARNEST.
William Olaf. Stapledon
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,
London published Fiction
Last and First Men. A story of the near and far future (Penguin Science Fiction. no. 1875.)
William Olaf Stapledon
Last and First Men
Stapledon, William Olaf
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far Future is a science fiction novel written in 1930 by the British author Olaf Stapledon. A work of unprecedented scale in the genre, it describes the history of humanity from the present onwards across two billion years and eighteen distinct human species, of which our own is the first and most primitive. Stapledon's conception of history is based on the Hegelian Dialectic, following a repetitive ...
Odd John and Sirius
William Olaf Stapledon
Peter Smith Pub
Two of the finest future histories ever written, each concerning a central question: If and when a superior being is introduced into a culture, how will either survive? Odd John is the definitive fictionalization of the mutated superman who has to decide what to do with his gifts, while Sirius concerns a dog with superhuman mentality.
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