Into the Media Web

A Brobdingnagian compendium of fifty years of Michael Moorcock s journalism Includes articles, editorials, fore and afterwords, introductions, prefaces, obituaries, reviews and Edited by Moorcock expert and bibliographer John Davey Foreword by Alan Moore.Look up the word author in a dictionary and you ll find a photograph of Michael Moorcock A reluctant archetyA Brobdingnagian compendium of fifty years of Michael Moorcock s journalism Includes articles, editorials, fore and afterwords, introductions, prefaces, obituaries, reviews and Edited by Moorcock expert and bibliographer John Davey Foreword by Alan Moore.Look up the word author in a dictionary and you ll find a photograph of Michael Moorcock A reluctant archetype he spans the fertile wilderness of English writing, real and living literature not to be found amidst the well manicured parklands of the prizewinners and pundits too tall for the shortlist This is a web we can plunge into with complete abandon Michael Moorcock isn t going to steal our souls or eat us, but instead serve up a varied banquet of delights for us to pick at over a few weeks or wolf down in a single sitting This book is a radiant and comprehensive study of one of the most important figures of our time, in all his marvellous complexity.Alan Moore in his foreword.
Into the Media Web A Brobdingnagian compendium of fifty years of Michael Moorcock s journalism Includes articles editorials fore and afterwords introductions prefaces obituaries reviews and Edited by Moorcock expe

  • Title: Into the Media Web
  • Author: Michael Moorcock David Britton John Davey
  • ISBN: 9780861301201
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Into the Media Web”

    1. Collecting a wide array of essays, criticisms, articles, and miscellany, "Into the Media Web" cements Moorcock's reputation not just as an advocate for forgotten writers of the fantastic, but as a serious social critic of politics and history. The book is edited in a rather brilliant way, where a letter published in 1956 (when Moorcock was 16!) in a fanzine might reference Edgar Rice Burroughs, and then be followed up by an introduction to a work of criticism on Burroughs published in, say, 2005 [...]

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