The Resource Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman

Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman

Label
Fahrenheit 451
Title
Fahrenheit 451
Statement of responsibility
Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Title variation
  • Fahrenheit four hundred fifty-one
  • Fahrenheit four fifty-one
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear
Cataloging source
IHY
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradbury, Ray
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3503.R167
LC item number
F3 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Eller, Jonathan R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reading
  • Prohibited books
  • Book burning
  • Fires
  • Censorship
  • Conformity
  • Political persecution
  • Totalitarianism
  • Mass media
  • Futurism
Label
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns--"
  • "The sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author; a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others; rare manuscript pages and sketches from Ray Bradbury's personal archive"--P. [4] of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction / by Neil Gaiman -- Fahrenheit 451. The hearth and the salamander ; The sieve and the sand ; Burning bright
  • History, context, and criticism / edited by Jonathan R. Eller. Pt. 1. The story of Fahrenheit 451. The story of Fahrenheit 451 / by Jonathan R. Eller ; From The day after tomorrow: why science fiction? (1953) / by Ray Bradbury ; Listening library audio introduction (1976) / by Ray Bradbury ; Investing dimes: Fahrenheit 451 (1982, 1989) / by Ray Bradbury ; Coda (1979) / by Ray Bradbury -- Pt. 2. Other voices. The novel. From a letter to Stanley Kauffmann / by Nelson Algren ; Books of the times / by Orville Prescott ; From New wine, old bottles / by Gilbert Highet ; New novels / by Idris Parry ; New fiction / by Sir John Betjeman ; 1984 and all that / by Adrian Mitchell ; From New maps of hell / by Sir Kingsley Amis ; Fahrenheit 451 / by Margaret Atwood ; The motion picture. Shades of Orwell / by Arthur Knight ; From The journal of Fahrenheit 451 / by François Truffaut
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition, 60th anniversary edition
Extent
xvi, 249 pages
Isbn
9781451673319
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn847522046
  • (OCoLC)847522046
Label
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury ; introduction by Neil Gaiman
Publication
Note
  • "Fahrenheit 451-- the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns--"
  • "The sixtieth-anniversary edition commemorates Ray Bradbury's masterpiece with a new introduction by Neil Gaiman; personal essays on the genesis of the novel by the author; a wealth of critical essays and reviews by Nelson Algren, Harold Bloom, Margaret Atwood, and others; rare manuscript pages and sketches from Ray Bradbury's personal archive"--P. [4] of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction / by Neil Gaiman -- Fahrenheit 451. The hearth and the salamander ; The sieve and the sand ; Burning bright
  • History, context, and criticism / edited by Jonathan R. Eller. Pt. 1. The story of Fahrenheit 451. The story of Fahrenheit 451 / by Jonathan R. Eller ; From The day after tomorrow: why science fiction? (1953) / by Ray Bradbury ; Listening library audio introduction (1976) / by Ray Bradbury ; Investing dimes: Fahrenheit 451 (1982, 1989) / by Ray Bradbury ; Coda (1979) / by Ray Bradbury -- Pt. 2. Other voices. The novel. From a letter to Stanley Kauffmann / by Nelson Algren ; Books of the times / by Orville Prescott ; From New wine, old bottles / by Gilbert Highet ; New novels / by Idris Parry ; New fiction / by Sir John Betjeman ; 1984 and all that / by Adrian Mitchell ; From New maps of hell / by Sir Kingsley Amis ; Fahrenheit 451 / by Margaret Atwood ; The motion picture. Shades of Orwell / by Arthur Knight ; From The journal of Fahrenheit 451 / by François Truffaut
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition, 60th anniversary edition
Extent
xvi, 249 pages
Isbn
9781451673319
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn847522046
  • (OCoLC)847522046

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