Richard Toronto

Richard Toronto is the author of War Over Lemuria: Richard Shaver, Ray Palmer and the Strangest Chapter of 1940s Science Fiction. Toronto is a former newspaper reporter with a BA in Journalism from California State University Sacramento.


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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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