Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1948- ) US academic and author whose first book, Science, Myth, and the Fictional Creation of Alien Worlds (1984), expands his 1979 doctoral thesis; his interest in the imaginative processes involved in shaping Alien environments informs his first novel, The Man Who Loved Alien Landscapes (1984), a Space Opera whose protagonist, threatened by the murder of several colleagues, embarks upon a Fantastic Voyage from planet to planet in search of answers. The author's surname is real. [JC]
Albert William Wendland
born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: 23 April 1948
- The Man Who Loved Alien Landscapes (Bowie, Maryland: Dog Star Books, 2014) [pb/Bradley Sharp]
- Science, Myth, and the Fictional Creation of Alien Worlds (Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, 1984) [nonfiction: in the publisher's Studies in Speculative Fiction series: hb/nonpictorial]
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