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Who is Olaf Stapledon?
Olaf Stapledon: William Olaf Stapledon – known as Olaf Stapledon – was a British philosopher and author of several influential works of science fiction.
- also known as W. Olaf Stapledon, William Olaf Stapledon
- born on (129 years ago) in Seacombe
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Philosopher, novelist, writer
- died on (65 years ago) in Caldy
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H.G. Wells (1986)
by Robert Crossley
Olaf Stapledon is a deeper and more original thinker. C. S. Lewis, alternately fascinated and troubled by Wells, has a greater gift for wedding the visual to the speculative. Yevgeny Zamyatin's We, arguably the most moving of twentieth-century dystopias, is at once a tribute to Wells and a brilliant upstaging of When the Sleeper Wakes. Ursula Le Guin produces fictions ...
Forster, Olaf Stapledon, and C. S. Lewis. This first wave was ...
by Peter Hunt
Ballard, Philip José Farmer, Joanna Russ, Olaf Stapledon, Stanislas Lem and Yevgeny Zamyatin; and children's writers include Peter Dickinson, Nicholas Fisk, Tanith Lee, C.S.Lewis (pace the Perelandra series), Ursula Le Guin and Madeleine L'Engle; Ben Bova, Alan Nourse and Robert Heinlein seem to have set themselves in the middle, while Robert Sheckley and Dean Koontz have been placed there by equal numbers of adult and young fans.
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