Gernsback and the Century of Science Fiction by Gary Westfahl. Jefferson,
North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2007. 283 pp.
Here is the publisher's description of the book, and here is its Table of Contents:
Early versions of two chapters are available online at the Science Fiction Studies website:
"Evolution of Modern Science Fiction: The Textual History of Hugo Gernsback's Ralph 124C 41+." Science-Fiction Studies, 23 (March 1996), 37–92.
"The Popular Tradition of Science Fiction Criticism, 1926-1980." Science Fiction Studies, 26 (July 1999), 163–186.
On January 6, 2008, radio station WICN broadcast my interview with Mark Lynch about this book, which you can listen to here (MP3 file).
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