Theodore (Hamilton) Sturgeon Biography

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Theodore Sturgeon has been a science-fiction writer for forty years. In the 1940s and 1950s, Sturgeon wrote stories and novels that emphasized the personal and psychological dimensions of human experience with science. He provided his readers with stories that treated both contemporary moral problems and those which were to emerge with greater clarity and definition in the 1960s and 1970s. In many ways he anticipated New Wave themes and interests in dramatizing alienation, adolescent rites of passage, loneliness, the healing power of love and understanding, minority characters and their interests, the woman's point of view, the plight of homosexuals and other sexual minorities, the sexual revolution implied in a new ethical set of values based on speculative morality, and liberalism in political, social, and moral questions.

Sturgeon has written one novel, More Than Human (1953), that has achieved the status of a science-fiction classic, but it will probably...

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