Paradoxes | Time
Police | Time
Travel and Space Flight |
Reversal or Breakdown of Time | Alternative Realities (History) |
Parrallel Worlds (Fantasy) | Critical Sources
Heinlein, Robert, "By His Bootstraps," 1941. --First great classic combing time paradox and parallel worlds
Miller, P. Schyler. AAs Never Was.@ (1944) -- Knife is transferred back in time; classic closed loop
Tenn, William, "Brooklyn Project," 1948 **(VT)
Van Vogt, A.E. The Weapon Ships of Isher, 1951.
Bradbury, Ray, "A Sound of Thunder," 1952 *(RR) -- Stepping on a butterfly during prehistoric safari causes major transformations in future
Masson, David, "Traveler's Rest" 1956 (VT)
Lieber, Fritz. ATry and Change the Past.@ (1958)
Bester, Alfred. AThe Men Who Murdered Mohammed.@ (1958)
Heinlein, Robert. AAll You Zombies@ (1959) --Ultimate minimalist loop
Zelazny, Roger. ADivine Madness@ (1966)
Silverberg, Robert, ed. Voyagers in Time 1967 (ANTHOLOGY) **(PZ1 S587 Vo)
Tiptree, James, "Forever to a Hudson Bay Blanket," 1972 *(10000LY)
Gerrold, David. The Man Who Folded Himself (1973)
Priest, AAn Infinite Summer@ (1976)
Delany, Sam. Empire Star -- Multiplex vs. Simplex perspective; ends at the beginning
Williamson, Jack, The Legion of Time, 1938; 1952. --Two potential futures struggle for reality
Asimov, Isaac, The End of Eternity,
1955. -- AChronocracy@: secret agents from@inaccessible millennia@ battle
Lieber, Fritz. The Big Time (1958) -- The Change War stories
Anderson, Poul, Guardians of Time
(1960); The Corridors of Time, 1965; AA Shield of Time (1990)
Silverberg, Robert. Up the Line, 1969.
Laumer, Keith, Dinosaur Beach, 1971.
Silverberg, Robert. .Up the Line (1969) --Time tourists and inept couriers
Russ, Joanna. The Adventures of Alyx. -- Time-traveling tour guide
L. Ron Hubbard. Return to Tomorrow (1950) -- Black holes distort time
Blish, James, "Common Time," (1953)
Heinlein, Robert. Time for the Stars (1956)
LeGuin, Ursula, "Semele's Gift" (1964) --Tragedy of a woman who doesn=t understand cost of space flight *
Anderson, Poul, Tau Zero, 1967. -- Ever-accelerating starship and crew manage to outlast the universe
Haldeman, Joe, The Forever War, 1974. -- Infantry grunts experience ultimate alienation from society b/c of time jumps
Hoyle, Fred, October the First is Too
Late, 1966. -- Different historical eras existing
Aldiss, Brian, Cryptozoic! 1967.
Dick, Philip K. Counter-Clock World, 1967. -- Everything runs backwards, including eating
Tiptree, James, "The Man Who Walked Home, (1967) (10 LY)
Aldiss, Brian, Frankenstein Unbound, 1973.
Dickson, Gordon, Time Storm, 1977.
Chaevsky, Paddy, Altered States 1980.
Alternate Realities (History)
Moore, Ward, Bring the Jubilee, 1952. -- South wins Civil War.
Brunner, John, Times without Number, 1962. -- Spanish Armada doesn't lose.
Dick, Philip K., Man in the High Castle, 1962. -- Nazis and Japanese win WWII.
Hersey, John, The White Lotus, 1965. -- Atomic energy not discovered.
Moorcock, Michael, Behold the Man 1966. -- Man goes back to visit Christ.
Roberts, Keith, Pavane, 1966. -- Queen Elizabeth I is assassinated.
Le Guin, Ursula, Lathe of Heaven, 1971. -- Man's dreams change course of history.
Moorcock, Michael, The Warlord of the
Air, 1971, The Land Leviathan, 1971, The Steel Tsar,
1981. -- Romp through satiric alternative world where Ronald Reagan is a Scout Leader.
Spinrad, Norman. The Iron Dream, 1972. -- Hitler is an sf writer; Nazism only a bad fantasy novel?
Ellison, Harlan. "City on the Edge of Forever" -- Hitler
Norton, Andre. Crossroads of Time. Hitler
Piercy, Marge, Woman on the Edge of Time, 1976. -- Possibly insane woman may have a chance to fight for a utopian future
Varley, John, "Air Raid," (1976) Enl. as Millennium. -- Future robs present of people just before airplane crashes
Butler, Octavia, Kindred, 1979. Black woman travels back in time to Civil War.
Eisenstein, Phyllis. Shadow of Earth (1979) --North America if British had not routed Armada
Willis, Connie. Doomsday Book (1992; won both Hugo and Nebula) -- A history student in 2048 is transported to an English village in the 14th century just before the Black Plague.
Baxter, Stephen. The Time Ships (1995; runner-up for Hugo) -- Return to land of the Eloi and Morlocks
Clee, Mona. Branch Point (2996) -- Traveling back from 2062 to 1962 to prevent nuclear war
Card, Orson Scott. Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus (1996) -- Historical researcher in the far future thinks she can prevent much bloodshed by keeping Columbus from discovering America
Leinster, Murray, "Sidewise in Time," 1934. -- Fifth-dimension catapult
Daniel, David R. "The Branches of Time" 1935. -- Articulates theory
Weinbaum, Stanley, "The Worlds of If" 1935 **(OD PZ1 S587 Ot)
deCamp, L. Sprague and Fletcher Pratt, The Incomplete Enchanter, -- Journeys into parallel literary worlds: Faerie Queene, Norse legends, etc.
Simak, Clifford, Ring Around the Sun, 1953. -- Many empty earths are opened to colonization
Anderson, Poul, Three Hearts and Three Lions, 1961.
Heinlein, Robert, Glory Road, 1963.
---. The Cat Who Walked Through Walls -- Parallel worlds concept allows Heinlein to unify his entire oeuvre
Zelazny, Roger, Nine Princes in Amber (series) -- Parallel magic and non-magic worlds
Anderson, Poul, A Midsummer's Tempest, 1974. -- Shakespeare=s characters live
Dickson, Gordon, The Dragon and the George, 1976. -- Mathematician follows girlfriend into alternate reality to rescue her; only he turns into dragon rather than knight.
Bradley, Marion Zimmer, The House Between the Worlds, 1980. -- World traveling
Card, Orson Scott. Alvin Series: Seventh Son 91987), Red Prophet (1988), Prentice Alvin (1989), Alvin Journeyman (1995; Locus Award for Best Fantasy) -- Alternate America where folk magic works.
Foote, Bud. The Connecticut Yankee in the twentieth century : travel to the past in science fiction. New York : Greenwood Press, 1991.
Leiby, David A. AThe Tooth That Gnaws: Reflections on Time Travel; Alternatives.@107-118 IN Slusser-George-E. (ed.); Rabkin-Eric-S. (ed.). Intersections: Fantasy and Science Fiction. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1987.
Pierce, John. AThe Possibility Binders.@Great Themes of SF, 174-87.
Slusser, George. A Heinlein's Perpetual Motion Fur Farm.@ Science-Fiction-Studies, 9:1 (March 1982) , 61-7.
Cook,-Monte. ATips for Time Travel.@ 47-55 IN Smith-Nicholas-D. (ed. pref. & introd.); Miller-Fred- D.-Jr. (introd.). Philosophers Look at Science Fiction. Chicago : Nelson-Hall, 1982. xi, 204 pp.
Jakiel, S. James and Rosanadra E. Levinthatl. AThe Laws of Time Travel.@Extrapolation 21.2 (1980): 130-8.
Lem, Stanislaw, Hoisington, Thomas H,. Suvin,
Darko. AThe Time-Travel Story and Related Matters of S(cience) F(iction)
Structuring.@Science-Fiction-Studies 1:3 (1974), 143-54.
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