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Cordwainer Smith (1913–1966)

Autor(a) de The Rediscovery of Man

97+ Works 5,622 Membros 96 Críticas 52 Favorited

About the Author

Disambiguation Notice:

(eng) Cordwainer Smith is the pseudonym of Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He also used "Carmichael Smith" (for his political thriller Atomsk), "Anthony Bearden" (for his poetry) and "Felix C. Forrest" (for the novels Ria and Carola).

Image credit: Cordwainer Smith (Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger), 1913-1966, courtesy of his daughter @ The Remarkable Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith

Séries

Obras por Cordwainer Smith

The Rediscovery of Man (1975) 1,174 exemplares
Norstrilia (1975) 1,110 exemplares
The Instrumentality of Mankind (1957) 458 exemplares
Quest of the Three Worlds (1966) 368 exemplares
The Planet Buyer (1964) 317 exemplares
Space Lords (1961) 275 exemplares
The Underpeople (1968) 175 exemplares
You Will Never Be the Same (1980) 117 exemplares
We the Underpeople (2006) 101 exemplares
When the People Fell (2007) 77 exemplares
Stardreamer (1971) 56 exemplares
Scanners Live in Vain (1950) 44 exemplares
Under Old Earth (1970) 35 exemplares
The Ballad of Lost C'mell (1962) 27 exemplares
Atomsk: A novel of suspense (1949) 23 exemplares
Was aus den Menschen wurde (1993) 23 exemplares
Alpha Ralpha Boulevard (1961) 21 exemplares
Le rêveur aux etoiles (1987) 18 exemplares
The Dead Lady of Clown Town (1964) 17 exemplares
Drunkboat [short fiction] (1963) 16 exemplares
Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons (1961) 16 exemplares
Think Blue Count Two (1962) 14 exemplares
On The Storm Planet (1965) 14 exemplares
Golden the Ship Was Oh! Oh! Oh! (1959) 12 exemplares
The Lady Who Sailed The Soul (1960) 12 exemplares
The Burning of the Brain (1958) 12 exemplares
Sternträumer (1975) 11 exemplares
On The Gem Planet (1963) 11 exemplares
Angerhelm [Short Story] (1959) 11 exemplares
From Gustible's Planet (1962) 11 exemplares
On The Sand Planet (1965) 10 exemplares
Three To A Given Star (1965) 10 exemplares
Under Old Earth [short story] (1966) 10 exemplares
Western Science Is So Wonderful (1958) 10 exemplares
Ria (1987) 9 exemplares
War No. 81-Q (1928) 9 exemplares
Mark Elf (1957) 9 exemplares
The Fife Of Bodhidharma (1959) 9 exemplares
Himself in Anachron (2016) 8 exemplares
The Good Friends (1963) 8 exemplares
Nancy (1959) 7 exemplares
The Queen Of The Afternoon (1978) 7 exemplares
Carola (1948) 3 exemplares
Government in republican China (1973) 3 exemplares
Space Lords 2 exemplares
Znovuobjevení člověka II. (2003) 1 exemplar
Znovuobjevení člověka I. (2002) 1 exemplar
Nostrilia 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Time Traveller's Almanac (2013) — Contribuidor — 565 exemplares
The Science Fiction Century (1997) — Contribuidor — 531 exemplares
The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy (1997) — Contribuidor — 506 exemplares
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories (1992) — Contribuidor — 447 exemplares
The Big Book of Science Fiction (2016) — Contribuidor — 416 exemplares
Galactic Empires, Volume One (1976) — Contribuidor — 408 exemplares
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (1994) — Contribuidor — 392 exemplares
The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century (2001) — Contribuidor — 292 exemplares
The Space Opera Renaissance (2007) — Contribuidor — 281 exemplares
Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder (1987) — Autor — 246 exemplares
The Road to Science Fiction #3: From Heinlein to Here (1979) — Contribuidor — 244 exemplares
Magicats! (1939) — Contribuidor — 218 exemplares
Cats in Space...and Other Places (1992) — Contribuidor — 216 exemplares
Modern Classic Short Novels of Science Fiction (1994) — Contribuidor — 202 exemplares
Modern Classics of Science Fiction (1991) — Contribuidor — 201 exemplares
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction (1980) — Contribuidor — 196 exemplares
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels (1980) — Contribuidor — 173 exemplares
A Science Fiction Argosy (1972) — Contribuidor, algumas edições164 exemplares
9th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F (1964) — Contribuidor — 164 exemplares
Great Tales of Science Fiction (1985) — Contribuidor — 160 exemplares
The Ultimate Cyberpunk (2002) — Contribuidor — 151 exemplares
12 Great Classics of Science Fiction (1963) — Contribuidor — 148 exemplares
5th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F (1960) — Contribuidor — 146 exemplares
Infinite Stars (2017) — Contribuidor — 144 exemplares
My Favorite Science Fiction Story (1999) — Contribuidor — 134 exemplares
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (2010) — Contribuidor — 133 exemplares
The Fifth Galaxy Reader (1961) — Contribuidor — 132 exemplares
Galactic Empires {complete} (1976) — Contribuidor — 124 exemplares
Galaxy, Thirty Years of Innovative Science Fiction (1980) — Contribuidor — 114 exemplares
The Third Galaxy Reader (1958) — Contribuidor — 114 exemplares
Seven Trips through Time and Space (1968) — Contribuidor — 114 exemplares
Spectrum 4 (1965) — Contribuidor — 112 exemplares
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #5 (1976) — Contribuidor — 107 exemplares
SF: The Best of the Best (1967) — Autor, algumas edições107 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars (2012) — Contribuidor — 100 exemplares
The Good Old Stuff (1998) — Contribuidor — 96 exemplares
The Seventh Galaxy Reader (1959) — Contribuidor — 96 exemplares
7th Annual Edition: The Year's Best S-F (1962) — Contribuidor — 91 exemplares
The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) (1973) — Contribuidor — 90 exemplares
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 11th Series (1962) — Contribuidor — 89 exemplares
Star Science Fiction Stories No. 6 (1955) — Contribuidor — 85 exemplares
Decade: The 1950s (1978) — Autor — 69 exemplares
The Furthest Horizon: SF Adventures to the Far Future (2000) — Contribuidor — 67 exemplares
Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming (2001) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
Best SF Three (1958) — Contribuidor — 56 exemplares
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons (2000) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Beyond Tomorrow: Anthology of Modern Science Fiction (1976) — Contribuidor — 51 exemplares
Alpha 2 (1971) — Contribuidor — 51 exemplares
Science Fiction Contemporary Mythology (1978) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Genometry (2001) — Contribuidor — 47 exemplares
Alpha 3 (1972) — Contribuidor — 47 exemplares
Science Fiction Inventions (1967) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
Amazing Stories: 60 Years of the Best Science Fiction (1985) — Contribuidor — 44 exemplares
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces (1983) — Contribuidor — 43 exemplares
The Ends of Time (1970) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
A Day in the Life (1972) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Horses! (1994) — Contribuidor — 40 exemplares
Best Science Fiction of the Year: 1, Part One (1978) — Autor — 31 exemplares
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction (2011) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
First Voyages (1981) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
Space Wars (1988) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares
We, Robots (2010) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction: Volume Two (1997) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
6 from Worlds Beyond (1958) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Exploring the Horizons (2000) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Another World: Adventures in Otherness (1977) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Vestenfor måne : 56 fantastiske fortellinger fra hele verden (1972) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
Galaxy Science Fiction 1978 April, Vol. 39, No. 4 (1978) — Autor — 15 exemplares
Galactic Dreamers: Science Fiction as Visionary Literature (1977) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
Galaxy Science Fiction 1961 October, Vol. 20, No. 1 (1961) — Contribuidor — 12 exemplares
As Tomorrow Becomes Today (1974) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Galaxy Science Fiction 1959 April, Vol. 17, No. 4 (1959) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Galerij der Giganten 6 (1979) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Galaxy Science Fiction 1965 February, Vol. 23, No. 3 (1965) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Worlds of If Science Fiction 48, October 1958 (Vol. 8, No. 6) (1958) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Amazing Stories Vol. 38, No. 5 [May 1964] (1964) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
The Most Thrilling Science Fiction Ever Told, No. 3 (1966) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Saturn, May 1957 (Vol. 1 ∙ No. 2) (1957) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
S-Fマガジン 1980年 05月号 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
海 1972年05月号 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Smith, Cordwainer
Nome legal
Linebarger, Paul Myron Anthony
Outros nomes
Smith, Carmichael
Bearden, Anthony
Forrest, Felix C.
Data de nascimento
1913-07-11
Data de falecimento
1966-08-06
Localização do túmulo
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Local de falecimento
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Causa da morte
Heart attack
Educação
Johns Hopkins University (PhD)
Ocupações
major (US Army, WWII)
professor (Asiatic Studies, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies)
colonel (US Army, Korean War)
advisor (to president John F. Kennedy)
Relações
Yat-Sen, Sun (godfather)
Linebarger, Paul Myron Wentworth (father)
Hart, Rosana (daughter)
Organizações
United States Army
Central Intelligence Agency
Duke University
Agente
Spectrum Literary
Nota de desambiguação
Cordwainer Smith is the pseudonym of Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He also used "Carmichael Smith" (for his political thriller Atomsk), "Anthony Bearden" (for his poetry) and "Felix C. Forrest" (for the novels Ria and Carola).

Membros

Críticas

This is one of my favorite C.S. stories!
 
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Deni_Weeks | 1 outra crítica | Sep 16, 2023 |
Definitely reflects it's age, in many ways, but also some very real social commentary going on here that isn't so far out of step with today. But... reads like a 50's sci-fi novel. 2.5 stars.
 
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dcunning11235 | 1 outra crítica | Aug 12, 2023 |
The way Cordwainer writes seems to elevate this above most "genre fiction" stereotypes. I enjoyed the prose, the dark wit, and some of the strange imagery. There's a real sense that this story is one of many in a large, complex and mysterious world. The underpeople reminded me a lot of the deformed creatures forced into humanity by Wells' Dr. Moreau.

Where this falls apart for me is the execution of certain scenes and the unfolding of the larger narrative. The strange and cerebral only carry it so far, and some pivotal sequences feel a bit clunky and confusing. I think things are well set up, but it starts to feel rushed as it drives towards the pre-climactic revolution. Conversely, the ending trial is a little indulgent.

In some ways, it feels like a single piece within a larger whole. I imagine reading other of Cordwainer's stories would add valuable context and make it a more rewarding read.
… (mais)
 
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TheScribblingMan | Jul 29, 2023 |
Los señores de la Instrumentalidad es una monumental, sorprendente e irrepetible historia del futuro que maravilla por su poesía, sus personajes y su riqueza temática. Está escrita como una serie de baladas, contadas con el distanciamiento y el estilo de un narrador que está explicando hechos antiguos, de los que se da por supuesto que existe, al mismo tiempo, un cierto conocimiento genérico y también la suficiente curiosidad por los detalles.
 
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Natt90 | 3 outras críticas | Mar 14, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
97
Also by
87
Membros
5,622
Popularidade
#4,406
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
96
ISBN
149
Línguas
12
Marcado como favorito
52

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