Science Fiction (Required Readings)

23 Seed Stock

(1970)

Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert is most well-known for his Dune series, but that would be a bit too. . . spicy. . . for the time we have in this course. Here is one of his lesser-known short stories instead.

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Librarian Notes

Originally publication: “Seed Stock”© Analog, Apr 1970

Whatcom CC logo - This link is authorized for Whatcom students onlyMinowitz, Peter.  “Chapter 7: Prince versus Prophet: Machiavellianism in Frank Herbert’s Dune Epic” in Hassler, Donald M., and Clyde Wilcox. Political Science Fiction. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1997. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost).

Whatcom CC logo - This link is authorized for Whatcom students onlyParkerson, Ronny W. “Semantics, General Semantics, And Ecology In Frank Herbert’s Dune.ETC: A Review Of General Semantics 55.3 (1998): 317-328. Academic Search Premier.

1981 book about Frank Herbert: http://www.oreilly.com/tim/herbert/intro.html