A Medicine For Melancholy and Other Stories Summary & Study Guide
A Medicine For Melancholy and Other Stories Overview
“A Medicine for Melancholy” is a collection of thirty-one short stories by Ray Bradbury that range from fantasy and science fiction to romance and horror. The stories of "A Medicine for Melancholy" deal with important and classic themes that range from the fantastical, family, and the past, to dystopianism, and melancholy.
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A Medicine For Melancholy and Other Stories Study Guide
Ray Bradbury (born 1920) was among the first authors to combine the concepts of science fiction with a sophisticated prose style. Often described as economical yet poetic, Bradbury's fiction conveys a...
Biography EssayAlthough Ray Bradbury remains perhaps the best known of all science-fiction writers, and although his stories and themes have permeated all areas of American culture as have those of no...
Ray Bradbury is an interesting writer who has unjustly suffered from critical neglect. In a sense he has been the victim of a genre. To consider his work as "science fiction" or "fantasy"--no matter h...
[This entry was updated by Gary K. Wolfe (Roosevelt University) from his entry in the Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography, volume 6, pp. 16-33.]Although Ray Bradbury remains perhaps the ...