Fred Nadis

Fred Nadis is the author of The Man from Mars: Ray Palmer's Amazing Journey, a biography of the science fiction editor of Amazing Stories from 1938 to 1949, Ray Palmer. Nadis has a Ph.D. in American studies from the University of Texas at Austin and has a webpage here: www.frednadis.com.


ARTICLES FEATURING FRED

The Uses and Abuses of Illusion

For all his idiosyncrasies, Palmer was emblematic of this cultural turn to Fictionalism, the adoption of an “as if” orientation to secure enchantment in a rational, secular age....

The Uses and Abuses of Illusion


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