Babel-17

By Delany, Samuel R

Babel-17 is a 1966 science fiction novel by Samuel R. Delany in which the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis (that language strongly influences thought and perceived reality) plays an important part. It was joint winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1966 and was also nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1967. Delany hoped to have Babel-17 originally published as a single volume with the novella Empire Star, but this did not happen until the 2001 reprint.

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BABEL-17

by Delany, Samuel R.

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1967
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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967. Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. "An artificial language is being used as an unorthodox weapon of interstellar war, and poet Rydra Wong is the last best hope for the saving of Earth's civilization. A very colorful, inventive space opera." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition… Read more
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Babel-17

by Delany, Samuel R.

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1968
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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1968 192 pp.; HB w/DJ. A science fiction novel in which the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis (that language influences thought and perception) plays an important part. It was joint winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1967 and was also nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in that year. Pages: clean, bright, tight; owner… Read more
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New York. 1996. Knopf. 1st Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN:0679429654. 496 pages. hardcover. FROM THE PUBLISHER - In this pioneering study of the ways in which the first settlers defined the power, prerogatives, and responsibilities of the sexes, one of our most incisive historians opens a window onto the world of Colonial America. Drawing on a wealth of… Read more
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Babel-17

by Delany, Samuel R.

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1970
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New York: Ace Books, 1970. Paperback. 173p., Nebula Award blurb on cover, 1970s reprint paperback in pictorial wraps. Gay African American science fiction writer. Ace 04591.
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BABEL-17

by Delany, Samuel R.

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Ace Paperback #F-388 CONDITION: g.
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BABEL-17

by Delany, Samuel R.

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1966
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N. Y.: Ace, 1966. A lightly creased spine with edge rubbings. Store stamp.. 1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good.
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