A curious and terrifying story about an artist who sold his soul that he might paint a living picture. First published in Weird Tales, October 1937.
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Russian/American scientist and author, Isaac Asimov, once wrote: Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today — but the core of science fiction, its essence, has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
Neal Stephenson delivers a talk on Science Fiction as a Genre at Gresham College. Four professors discuss the origins of science fiction, its overlap with other genres and its developments over more than a century.