Revolution in the Head (7)

By: Joshua Glenn
September 9, 2015

One in a series of posts dedicated to New Wave-era (1964–1983) science fiction book covers depicting blown minds and deconstructed heads.

Roger Zelazny_1966_The Dream Master

One of the three protagonists of Roger Zelazny’s The Dream Master (1966) is Render, a talented neurotherapist who actively shapes waking dreams for his patients; another is Eileen Shallot, a brilliant but blind psychiatrist who persuades Render to use the neuroparticipation therapy to teach her what it’s like to see — even though, in doing so, Render risks becoming lost in her dreams. (The third protagonist, you ask? Eileen’s mutated seeing-eye dog!)

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NEW WAVE SCI-FI at HILOBROW: 75 Best New Wave (1964–1983) Sci-Fi Novels | Back to Utopia: Fredric Jameson’s theorizing about New Wave sci-fi | Douglas Adams | Poul Anderson | J.G. Ballard | John Brunner | William Burroughs | Octavia E. Butler | Samuel R. Delany | Philip K. Dick | Frank Herbert | Ursula K. Le Guin | Barry N. Malzberg | Moebius (Jean Giraud) | Michael Moorcock | Alan Moore | Gary Panter | Walker Percy | Thomas Pynchon | Joanna Russ | James Tiptree Jr. (Alice Sheldon) | Kurt Vonnegut | PLUS: Jack Kirby’s Golden Age and New Wave science fiction comics.

SIMILAR HILOBROW SERIES: BICYCLE KICK | CECI EST UNE PIPE — a gallery | CHESS MATCH — a gallery | EGGHEAD — a gallery | CIRCLE GAME | FILE X — a gallery | HILOBROW COVERS — a gallery | THE BOOK IS A WEAPON — a gallery | EGGHEAD — a gallery | LATF HIPSTER

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