Harlan Ellison | Critical Essay by Marty Clark

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Harlan Ellison.
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Critical Essay by Marty Clark

SOURCE: Introduction to Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed: Essays by Harlan Ellison, edited by Marty Clark, Borgo Press: San Bernardino, CA, 1984, pp. 12–16.

In the following introductory essay, Clark discusses the stylistic elements of Ellison's works of nonfiction.

For the serious Ellison reader, there are few tasks more difficult than staying current with his nonfiction output. Harlan's work appears all over the literary map, so that it is impossible to know where he will turn up next. This is also true of his fiction, but one can always count on the publication of a new fiction collection every few years to gather together those stories which one has missed. Until now, this has not been so of his essays. They have occasionally been included in other collections and, as with the four essays which appear in Harlan's short story...

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