Leigh Brackett

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Leigh Brackett
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Nume la naștereLeigh Douglass Brackett Modificați la Wikidata
Născută[1][2][3][4] Modificați la Wikidata
Los Angeles, California, SUA Modificați la Wikidata
Decedată (62 de ani)[1][2][3][4] Modificați la Wikidata
Lancaster[*], California, SUA Modificați la Wikidata
Căsătorită cuEdmond Hamilton[*] () Modificați la Wikidata
CetățenieFlag of the United States.svg SUA Modificați la Wikidata
Ocupațiescenaristă
romancieră[*]
scriitoare
scriitoare de science-fiction[*] Modificați la Wikidata
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Leigh Douglass Brackett (n. ,[1][2][3][4] Los Angeles, California, SUA – d. ,[1][2][3][4] Lancaster[*], California, SUA) a fost o scriitoare americană de science fiction. Este cel mai cunoscută pentru lucrarea sa Queen of Space Opera.[5] A lucrat și ca scenaristă a unor filme ca The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959), The Long Goodbye (1973) sau Imperiul contraatacă (1980). Este prima femeie propusă pentru a primi Premiul Hugo.

Bibliografie[modificare | modificare sursă]

Brackett's "The Dragon-Queen of Jupiter" was the cover story in the Summer 1941 issue of Planet Stories.
Brackett's novelette "Citadel of Lost Ships" was the cover story in the March 1943 issue of Planet Stories.
Brackett's novella "Black Amazon of Mars" was the cover story in the March 1951 issue of Planet Stories.
Brackett's novella "Shannach - The Last" took the cover of the December 1952 issue of Planet Stories.
Brackett's novella "The Ark of Mars" was the cover story in the September 1953 issue of Planet Stories, illustrated by Kelly Freas.
Brackett's novella "Last Call from Sector 9G" was the cover story in the final issue of Planet Stories in 1955, illustrated by Kelly Freas.

Povestiri scurte[modificare | modificare sursă]

1940–1941[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • "Martian Quest" (Astounding Science Fiction, februarie 1940)
  • "The Treasure of Ptakuth" (Astounding Science Fiction, aprile 1940)
  • "The Stellar Legion" (Planet Stories, Winter 1940)
  • "The Tapestry Gate" (Strange Stories, august 1940)
  • "The Demons of Darkside" (Startling Stories, ianuarie 1941)
  • "Water Pirate" (Super Science Stories, ianuarie 1941)
  • "Interplanetary Reporter" (Startling Stories, May 1941)
  • "The Dragon-Queen of Jupiter" (Planet Stories, Summer 1941), also published as "The Dragon-Queen of Venus"
  • "Lord of the Earthquake" (novelette; Science Fiction, June 1941)
  • "No Man's Land in Space" (novelette; Amazing Stories July 1941)
  • "A World is Born" (Comet Stories July 1941)
  • "Retreat to the Stars" (Astonishing Stories, November 1941)

1942–1944[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • "Child of the Green Light" (Super Science Stories, februarie 1942)
  • "The Sorcerer of Rhiannon" (novelette; Astounding Science Fiction, februarie 1942)
  • "Child of the Sun" (novelette; Planet Stories, Spring 1942)
  • "Out of the Sea" (novelette; Astonishing Stories, June 1942)
  • "Cube from Space" (Super Science Stories, august 1942)
  • "Outpost on Io" (Planet Stories, Winter 1942)
  • "The Halfling" (novelette; Astonishing Stories, februarie 1943)
  • "The Citadel of Lost Ships" (Planet Stories, March 1943)
  • "The Blue Behemoth" (Planet Stories, May 1943)
  • "Thralls of the Endless Night" (Planet Stories, Fall 1943)
  • "The Jewel of Bas" (novelette; Planet Stories, Spring 1944)
  • "The Veil of Astellar" (novelette; Thrilling Wonder Stories, Spring 1944)
  • "Terror Out of Space" (Planet Stories, Summer 1944)
  • "Shadow Over Mars" (Startling Stories, Fall 1944), published in book form as The Nemesis from Terra

1945–1950[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • "The Vanishing Venusians" (novelette; Planet Stories, Spring 1945)
  • "Lorelei of the Red Mist", with Ray Bradbury (novella; Planet Stories, Summer 1946)
  • "The Moon That Vanished" (novelette; Thrilling Wonder Stories, October 1948)
  • "The Beast-Jewel of Mars" (novelette; Planet Stories, Winter 1948)
  • "Quest of the Starhope" (Thrilling Wonder Stories, aprile 1949)
  • "Sea-Kings of Mars" (Thrilling Wonder Stories, June 1949), published in book form as The Sword of Rhiannon
  • "Queen of the Martian Catacombs" (Planet Stories, Summer 1949), expanded and published in book form as The Secret of Sinharat
  • "Enchantress of Venus" (novella; Planet Stories, Fall 1949), also published as "City of the Lost Ones"
  • "The Lake of the Gone Forever" (novelette; Thrilling Wonder Stories, October 1949)
  • "The Dancing Girl of Ganymede" (novelette; Thrilling Wonder Stories, februarie 1950)
  • "The Truants" (novelette; Startling Stories, July 1950)
  • "The Citadel of Lost Ages" (novella; Thrilling Wonder Stories, December 1950)

1951–1955[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • "Black Amazon of Mars" (Planet Stories, March 1951), expanded and published in book form as People of the Talisman
  • "The Starmen of Llyrdis" (Startling Stories, March 1951)
  • "The Woman from Altair" (novelette; Startling Stories, July 1951)
  • "The Shadows" ( Startling Stories, februarie 1952)
  • "The Last Days of Shandakor" (novelette; Startling Stories, aprile 1952)
  • "Shannach – The Last" (novelette; Planet Stories, November 1952)
  • "The Ark of Mars" (Planet Stories, September 1953), later published as part of the book Alpha Centauri or Die!
  • "Mars Minus Bisha" (Planet Stories, ianuarie 1954)
  • "Runaway" (Startling Stories, Spring 1954)
  • "Teleportress of Alpha C" (Planet Stories, Winter 1954/1955), later published as part of the book Alpha Centauri or Die!
  • "The Tweener" (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, februarie 1955)
  • "Last Call from Sector 9G" (Planet Stories, Summer 1955)

După 1955[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • "The Other People" (novelette; Venture Science Fiction Magazine March 1957), also published as "The Queer Ones"
  • "All the Colors of the Rainbow" (novelette; Venture Science Fiction Magazine, November 1957)
  • "The Road to Sinharat" (novelette; Amazing Stories, May 1963)
  • "Purple Priestess of the Mad Moon" (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1964)
  • "Come Sing the Moons of Moravenn" (The Other Side of Tomorrow, 1973)
  • "How Bright the Stars" (Flame Tree Planet: An Anthology of Religious Science-Fantasy, 1973)
  • "Mommies and Daddies" (Crisis, 1974)
  • "Stark and the Star Kings", with Edmond Hamilton (in the collection of the same name, 2005)

Romane science fiction[modificare | modificare sursă]

Colecții science fiction[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • The Coming of the Terrans (1967)
  • The Halfling and Other Stories (1973)
  • The Book of Skaith (1976) – omnibus edition of the three Skaith novels
  • The Best of Leigh Brackett (1977), ed. Edmond Hamilton
  • Martian Quest: The Early Brackett (2000) – Haffner Press
  • Stark and the Star Kings (2005), with Edmond Hamilton
  • Sea-Kings of Mars and Otherworldly Stories (2005) – #46 in the Fantasy Masterworks series.
  • Lorelei of the Red Mist: Planetary Romances (2007) – Haffner Press
  • Shannach–the Last: Farewell to Mars (2011) – Haffner Press

Science fiction, as editor[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • The Best of Planet Stories No. 1 (anthology; 1975)
  • The Best of Edmond Hamilton (collection; 1977)

Scenarii[modificare | modificare sursă]

Alte genuri[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • No Good from a Corpse (crime novel; 1944)
  • Stranger at Home (crime novel; 1946) – ghost-writer for the actor George Sanders
  • An Eye for an Eye (crime novel; 1957) – adapted for television as Suspicion series episode (1958)
  • The Tiger Among Us (crime novel; 1957; UK 1960 as Fear No Evil), filmed as 13 West Street (1962; dir. Philip Leacock)
  • Follow the Free Wind (western novel; 1963) – received the Spur Award from Western Writers of America
  • Rio Bravo (western novel; 1959) – novelization based on the screenplay by Jules Furthman and Leigh Brackett
  • Silent Partner (crime novel; 1969)
  • No Good from a Corpse (mystery collection; Dennis McMillan Publications, 1999) – reprints the titular novel and eight shorter crime stories.

Referințe și note[modificare | modificare sursă]

  1. ^ a b c d Autoritatea BnF, accesat în  
  2. ^ a b c d SNAC, accesat în  
  3. ^ a b c d Internet Speculative Fiction Database, accesat în  
  4. ^ a b c d NooSFere, accesat în  
  5. ^ Happy 100th Birthday to Leigh Brackett, the Queen of Space Opera!

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