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Encyclopedia > Chester Anderson

Chester (Valentine John) Anderson (1932-1991) was a novelist, poet, and editor in the underground press. As a poet he wrote under the name c v j anderson. In journalism he specialized in Rock and roll. In that area he was a friend of Paul Williams and edited Crawdaddy! for a few issues. 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The phrase underground press, especially underground newspapers (or simply underground papers) is, these days, most often used in reference to the alternative print media, independently published and distributed, associated with the countercultural movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Paul Williams (born May 19, 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts) created the rock music magazine Crawdaddy! in 1966 in New York City, and had to end it in 2003 due to financial difficulties. ... Crawdaddy! was the first US magazine of rock music criticism. ...

He also wrote science fiction, due in part to the influence of Michael Kurland. Anderson's The Butterfly Kid is the first part of what is called the Greenwich Village Trilogy, with Kurland writing the second book (The Unicorn Girl) and the third volume (The Probability Pad) written by T.A. Waters. The novel was nominated for the 1968 Hugo Award for Best Novel. It, and his few other genre works are associated with New Wave (science fiction). Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Michael Joseph Kurland (born 1938) is an American author, best known for his works of (in chronological order) science fiction and detective fiction. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... The Hugo Awards are given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works. ... New Wave science fiction was characterised by a high degree of experimentation, both in form and in content, and a highbrow and self-consciously literary or artistic sensibility previously comparatively alien to the science fiction aesthetic. ...



The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is a reference work on science-fiction. ...

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