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Works about Philip José Farmer (18): V
The entries are in alphabetical order of the writer's name.
If more than one publication is mentioned, the publication of which a cover scan is included is indicated with a . Click on a cover to see it enlarged.


Valla, Riccardo - "Introduzione"

Introduction.

Tony Roberts
Tony Roberts
   

Valla, Riccardo - "Philip José Farmer"

An article about the main themes in Farmer's work, about the influences other writers had on the writing of Farmer, and on his turn the effects Farmer had on some other authors.

Franco Brambilla
Franco Brambilla
   

Valla, Riccardo - "Presentazione"

Foreword about the sources that might have inspired Farmer to write the novel Flesh, and also about the publication history of this book.
  • (Italian)
    Il figlio del sole
    Nord, ISBN 88-429-0025-7, hardcover, 03/1972 
    Nord, ISBN 88-429-0025-7, hardcover, 10/1976 2nd

Luciana Matalon
Luciana Matalon
   

Valla, Riccardo - "Presentazione"

Foreword. Because of the religious theme of this novel Valla compares it to A Case of Conscience by James Blish, A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M.Miller and to "For I am a Jealous People" by Lester Del Rey.
  • (Italian)
    Notte di luce
    La Tribuna, no ISBN, paperback, 09/1970 
    La Tribuna, no ISBN, paperback, 02/1975

Ferrucio Alessandri
Ferruccio Alessandri
   

Valla, Riccardo - "Presentazione"

Foreword about Farmer's life, the influences he has had, and his early career as an author. Valla mentions "The Lovers", "Rastignac the Devil", the original Riverworld novel I Owe for the Flesh, and he goes at lenght about the Father Carmody stories in this collection.
  • (Italian)
    Notte di luce
    Nord, ISBN 88-429-0319-1, hardcover, 05/1976 
    Nord, ISBN 88-429-0319-1, hardcover, 02/1982 (2nd)
    Nord, ISBN 88-429-0319-1, trade paperback, 02/1995 (3rd)

Cessare Reggiani
Cessare Reggiani
   

Vannereux, Michel - "Philip José Farmer, le Faiseur d'univers"
In his article Vannereux states that Edgar Rice Burroughs influenced a lot of science fiction writers, from imitators and inspired writers till an unnamed category for one author alone: Philip José Farmer. Vannereux describes these ERB related work by PJF: The Dark Heart of Time, The Maker of Universes, A Private Cosmos, To Your Scattered Bodies Go, Tarzan Alive, Lord Tyger, Time's Last Gift, Hadon of Ancient Opar and Flight to Opar in a thirteen page long overview.
  • (French)
    La Tribune des amis d'Edgar Rice Burroughs No. 64, March 2007
    [A Special Philip José Farmer issue, also with an article by Maurice Leborgne and a translated foreword by Win Scott Eckert.]


John Picacio
 

Vannereux, Michel - "Les aventures du pair sans pareil"
An article about Tarzan in the novella The Adventure of the Peerless Peer, and the changes made in the second version of this story, "The Adventure of the Three Madmen".
  • (French)
    La Tribune des amis d'Edgar Rice Burroughs No. 65, June 2007
    [A follow-up of the 'PJF Special' issue, number 64.]


Mike Dudash
 

Vannereux, Michel - "Les mémoires de Lord Grandrith"
In this article Vannereux describes the relation between the novels A Feast Unknown, Lord of the Trees and The Mad Goblin, and their Wold Newton Universe relation.
  • (French)
    La Tribune des amis d'Edgar Rice Burroughs No. 65, June 2007
    [A follow-up of the 'PJF Special' issue, number 64.]


Mike Dudash
 

Vannereux, Michel - "Les articles de P.J.F."
A list with a short description of six articles, written by PJF, with ERB related subjects. All articles have been published in Myths for the Modern Age.
  • (French)
    La Tribune des amis d'Edgar Rice Burroughs No. 65, June 2007
    [A follow-up of the 'PJF Special' issue, number 64.]


Mike Dudash
 

Ven, These - "The Up-Dated Farmer (or What You Never Knew About Richard Wentworth's Genealogy And Never Thought to Ask)"

A comment on the 'errors' made by PJF about the lineage of Richard Wentworth (The Spider).
  • Xenophile #42, September/October 1979
    [Fanzine. There is also an interview with PJF in this issue.]
Frank Hamilton
   

Versins, Pierre - "Farmer (Philip José)"

Entry, about the oeuvre of Farmer, in which his writing is compared to that of Zelazny, Lovecraft, Kierkegaard and Van Vogt's Null-A series.
  • (French)
    Encyclopédie de l'utopie et de la science fiction, edited by Pierre Versins
    L'Age D'Homme (Suisse), no ISBN, hardcover, -/1972

Jean-Pierre Kaiser
   

Versins, Pierre - "Trout (Kilgore)"

Entry, about "the neglected author of 65 popular sf novels", written as if Kilgore Trout is a real author and his books really published... (Well, one is actually).
  • (French)
    Encyclopédie de l'utopie et de la science fiction, edited by Pierre Versins
    L'Age D'Homme (Suisse), no ISBN, hardcover, -/1972

Jean-Pierre Kaiser
 
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