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The Resource Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman

Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman

Label
Fahrenheit 451
Title
Fahrenheit 451
Statement of responsibility
Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Title variation
  • Fahrenheit four hundred fifty-one
  • Fahrenheit four fifty-one
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear ... This sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman ; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author; a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others; rare manuscript pages and sketches from Ray Bradbury's personal archive; and much more ... --- From back cover
Cataloging source
IHY
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradbury, Ray
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3503.R167
LC item number
F3 2013
Literary form
mixed forms
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gaiman, Neil
  • Eller, Jonathan R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bradbury, Ray
  • Bradbury, Ray
  • Book burning
  • Censorship
  • Totalitarianism
  • State-sponsored terrorism
  • Satire
Label
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns ..."
  • "The sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author; a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others; rare manuscript pages and sketches from Ray Bradbury's personal archive"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction / by Neil Gaiman -- Fahrenheit 451. The hearth and the salamander ; The sieve and the sand ; Burning bright
  • by Ray Bradbury
  • Investing dimes: Fahrenheit 451 (1982, 1989)
  • by Ray Bradbury
  • Coda (1979)
  • by Ray Bradbury
  • pt. 2. Other voices. The novel:
  • From a letter to Stanley Kauffmann
  • by Nelson Algren
  • Books of the times
  • by Orville Prescott
  • History, context, and criticism
  • From New wine, old bottles
  • by Gilbert Highet
  • New novels
  • by Idris Parry
  • New fiction
  • by Sir John Betjeman
  • 1984 and all that
  • by Adrian Mitchell
  • From New maps of hell
  • by Sir Kingsley Amis
  • edited by Jonathan R. Eller
  • Introduction to Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451
  • by Harold Bloom
  • Fahrenheit 451
  • by Margaret Atwood
  • The motion picture:
  • Shades of Orwell
  • by Arthur Knight
  • From The journal of Fahrenheit 451
  • by François Truffaut
  • pt. 1. The story of Fahrenheit 451:
  • The story of Fahrenheit 451
  • by Jonathan R. Eller
  • From The day after tomorrow: why science fiction? (1953)
  • by Ray Bradbury
  • Listening library audio introduction (1976)
Control code
ocn847522046
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition, 60th anniversary edition.
Extent
xvi, 249 pages
Isbn
9781451673319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)847522046
Label
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Publication
Note
  • "Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns ..."
  • "The sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author; a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others; rare manuscript pages and sketches from Ray Bradbury's personal archive"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction / by Neil Gaiman -- Fahrenheit 451. The hearth and the salamander ; The sieve and the sand ; Burning bright
  • by Ray Bradbury
  • Investing dimes: Fahrenheit 451 (1982, 1989)
  • by Ray Bradbury
  • Coda (1979)
  • by Ray Bradbury
  • pt. 2. Other voices. The novel:
  • From a letter to Stanley Kauffmann
  • by Nelson Algren
  • Books of the times
  • by Orville Prescott
  • History, context, and criticism
  • From New wine, old bottles
  • by Gilbert Highet
  • New novels
  • by Idris Parry
  • New fiction
  • by Sir John Betjeman
  • 1984 and all that
  • by Adrian Mitchell
  • From New maps of hell
  • by Sir Kingsley Amis
  • edited by Jonathan R. Eller
  • Introduction to Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451
  • by Harold Bloom
  • Fahrenheit 451
  • by Margaret Atwood
  • The motion picture:
  • Shades of Orwell
  • by Arthur Knight
  • From The journal of Fahrenheit 451
  • by François Truffaut
  • pt. 1. The story of Fahrenheit 451:
  • The story of Fahrenheit 451
  • by Jonathan R. Eller
  • From The day after tomorrow: why science fiction? (1953)
  • by Ray Bradbury
  • Listening library audio introduction (1976)
Control code
ocn847522046
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition, 60th anniversary edition.
Extent
xvi, 249 pages
Isbn
9781451673319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)847522046

Library Locations

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