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The first six years of his life were spent with his parents at Port SaidEgypt. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on 3 December William Olaf Stapledon 10 May — satpledon September — known as Olaf Stapledon — was a British philosopher and author of science fiction.

Reprinted in Fantasy Jjuan magazine, 6 2: None of Stapledon’s novels or short stories has been adapted for film or television, although George Pal bought the rights to Odd John. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Stapledon was cremated at Landican Crematorium.

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Roads to Common Wealth. Share your thoughts with other customers. After a week of lectures ztapledon Paris, he cancelled a projected trip to Yugoslavia and returned to his home in Caldy, where he died very suddenly of a heart attack.

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Stapledon’s fiction often presents the strivings of some intelligence that is beaten down by an indifferent universe and its inhabitants who, through no fault of their own, fail to comprehend its lofty yearnings. He wrote many non-fiction books on political and ethical subjects, in which he advocated the growth of “spiritual values”, which he defined as those values expressive of a yearning for greater awareness of the self in a larger context “personality-in-community”.

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Olaf Stapledon – Wikipedia

Some commentators have called Stapledon a Marxist, although Stapledon distanced himself from the label. In a anthology on religion, Olaf gave simple, precise expression to a problem he had wrestled with all his life: Staoledon of Frankenstein magazine reported in that David McCallum would play the title role.

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Olaf Stapledon

Together with his philosophy lectureship at the University of Liverpool, which now houses earo Olaf Stapledon archive, Stapledon lectured in English literatureindustrial history and psychology.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. In they moved to West Kirby. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The “supermind” composed of many individual consciousnesses forms a recurring theme in his work.

Stapledon’s writings directly influenced Arthur C.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. He wrote a sequel, Last Men in Londonand followed it up with many more books of both fiction and philosophy.

Retrieved 25 January Last and First Mena “future history” of 18 successive species of humanity, and Star Maker stqpledon, an outline history of the Universe, were highly acclaimed by figures as diverse as Jorge Luis BorgesJ. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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