Ray Bradbury | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Gary K. Wolfe

This literature criticism consists of approximately 29 pages of analysis & critique of Ray Bradbury.
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Critical Essay by Gary K. Wolfe

SOURCE: Wolfe, Gary K. “The Remaking of Zero: Beginning at the End.” In The End of the World, edited by Eric S. Rabkin, Martin H. Greenberg, and Joseph D. Olander, pp. 1-19. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1983.

In the following essay, Wolfe surveys the major characteristics of Bradbury's post-holocaust science fiction.

In Ray Bradbury's 1950 short story “The Highway,” a poor Mexican farmer who has lived for years beside a highway from the United States, enjoying such odd fruits of this link to technology as sandals made from tire rubber and a bowl made from a hubcap, is startled one day by the sudden appearance of cars speeding northward in great numbers, all filled with apparently panic-stricken American tourists returning home. The farmer, Hernando, cannot account for this sudden flood of...

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