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However, the story of Star Wars: A New Hope, as it was called after the creation of The Empire Strikes Back, is not new. A course intended to acquaint the student with a selection of major authors of science fiction and their works, with several of the major themes to be found in sf, with the history of sf, and with the interrelationship between sf as an art form and science as a mode of perceiving reality. Some of this literature requires a mature audience; students be advised. The fact that this particular “joke” emerged just then, at that most anxiety-torn moment, when the only-three-year-old, volatile organization of feisty science fiction writers saw itself under a virulent battering from internal conflicts over shifting aesthetic values, meant that, though the word had not yet been said to me or written about me till then (and, from then on, it was, interestingly, written regularly, though I did not in any way change my own self presentation: Judy Merril had already referred to me in print as “a handsome Negro.” James Blish would soon write of me as “a merry Negro.” I mean, can you imagine anyone at the same time writing of “a merry Jew”?), it had clearly inhered in every step and stage of my then just-six years as a professional writer.

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