SCIENCE FICTION, THE LITERATURE OF THE FANTASTIC & MORE
Joseph Crawford, Jr., James J. Donahue, and Donald M. Grant. “333” A Bibliography of the Science-Fantasy Novel.> Providence: Grandon, 1953.
Annotated listing of fantastical works from Walpole through 1950, grappling with issues of definition and identifying nine categories of novels: the gothic Romance, the weird tale, science fiction, fantasy, the lost race, fantastical adventure, unknown worlds, the oriental tale, and “associational”. The discussion of Frankenstein begins succinctly, “A Swiss medical student, Victor Frankenstein, creates an artificial human being.”