Wednesday, 9 March 2016
compared Ian Fleming's and Poul Anderson's treatments of their respective secret agent characters;
compared the treatment of religions in the Technic and CoDominium future histories;
listed themes and issues that Anderson shares with Mary Shelley, HG Wells, Olaf Stapledon, Robert Heinlein etc;
mentioned SM Stirling, Jerry Pournelle and John C Wright as successors of Anderson;
listed historical figures that might be regarded as heroes in the future;
discussed battles and a particular battle formation;
considered past fictional futures;
analyzed a fictional philosophy.
Thus, we cast the net widely thanks to the wide-ranging works of Poul Anderson.