Van Vogt, A.E. (Alfred Elton), 1912-2000

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Birth 1912-04-26
Death 2000-01-26
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English

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A. E. Van Vogt was born April 26, 1912, in Winnipeg, Canada. Van Vogt published his first short story in 1939, and this first novel in 1946. He is cited by Alexei Panshin as one of the three major writers of the 1940s. He was voted most popular writer by fan polls, and received numerous awards for his science fiction. Van Vogt was best know for his novel, Slan, and for this books in the Null-A series, bring the ideas of general semantics into the science fiction realm. Van Vogt died March 26, 2000 .

From the guide to the Inventory of the A. E. (Alfred Ellis) Van Vogt Collection: Sci Fi MSS 00220., ca. 1949-1956, (Cushing Memorial Library)

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