For the Extended Family and the Universe: Judith Merril and Science Fiction Autobiography

@article{Newell2007ForTE,
  title={For the Extended Family and the Universe: Judith Merril and Science Fiction Autobiography},
  author={D. Newell and Dianne Jen{\'e}a Tallentire Gilley},
  journal={Biography},
  year={2007},
  volume={30},
  pages={1 - 21}
}
This article, in exploring why so few SF writers produce compelling or innovative autobiographies, examines Judith Merril's controversial memoir, Better to Have Loved, written in collaboration with her granddaughter, Emily Pohl-Weary. The memoir authorship and form have no equal in SF circles. Merril (1923–1997) was a central, socially radical powerhouse in the extraordinary "man's world" of modern science fiction, tracing her career through New York City, London, Tokyo, and Toronto between the… Expand
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