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Samuel R. Delany

Author (born 1-Apr-1942)


Dougal Barbour. Worlds Out of Words: The SF Novels of Samuel R. Delany. Frome, Somerset, England: Bran's Head Books. 1979. 171pp.

Robert Elliot Fox. Conscientious Sorcerers: The Black Postmodernist Fiction of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, Ishmael Reed, and Samuel R. Delany. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1987. 153pp.

Seth McEvoy. Samuel R. Delany. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.. 1984. 142pp.

Michael W. Peplow; Robert S. Bravard. Samuel R. Delany: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography, 1962-1979. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Co.. 1980. 178pp.

James Sallis (editor). Ash of Stars: On the Writing of Samuel R. Delany. University Press of Mississippi. 1996. 224pp.

George Edgar Slusser. The Delany Intersection: Samuel R. Delany Considered as a Writer of Semi-Precious Words. San Bernardino, CA: Borgo Press. 1977.

Jeffrey A. Tucker. A Sense of Wonder: Samuel R. Delany, Race, Identity, and Difference. Wesleyan University Press. 2004. 360pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.64)

  6. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.196-98)

  7. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.53)

  8. Legends in Their Own Time (p.64)

  9. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.49)

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