Olaf Stapledon

Olaf Stapledon (May 10, 1886 – September 6, 1950) was an English novelist and philosopher. His most famous works include Last and First Men, Odd John, and Star Maker.1

Works

Fiction

  • Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far Future (1930)
  • Last Men in London (1932)
  • Odd John: A Story Between Jest and Earnest (1935)
  • Star Maker (1937)
  • Darkness and the Light (1942)
  • Old Man in New World (1944)
  • Sirius: A Fantasy of Love and Discord (1944)
  • Death into Life (1946)
  • The Flames: A Fantasy (1947)
  • A Man Divided (1950)
  • Four Encounters (1976)
  • Nebula Maker (1976)
  • East is West (1979)

Non-fiction

  • A Modern Theory of Ethics: A study of the Relations of Ethics and Psychology (1929)
  • Waking World (1934)
  • Saints and Revolutionaries (1939)
  • New Hope for Britain (1939)
  • Philosophy and Living, 2 volumes (1939)
  • Beyond the “Isms” (1942)
  • Seven Pillars of Peace (1944)
  • Youth and Tomorrow (1946)
  • Interplanetary Man? (1948)
  • The Opening of the Eyes (1954)

Poetry

  • Latter-Day Psalms (1914)

Collections

  • Worlds of Wonder: Three Tales of Fantasy (1949)
  • To the End of Time: the Best of Olaf Stapledon (1953)
  • Far Future Calling: Uncollected Science Fiction and Fantasies of Olaf Stapledon (1979)
  • An Olaf Stapledon Reader (1997)

See also

External Links

References

1. “Olaf Stapledon.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 31, 2020.

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