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As with any anthology, there were hits and there were misses. Mostly, I enjoyed the stories. The historical context provided by the editor definitely helped to structure the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Garrett Mccutcheon
Looks like a pretty good collection of stories. This complements some of the other collections of short stories in my library. Will enjoy reading it.Published on October 28, 2013 by Jim-100
A lot of ruminating about what space opera is and isn't and was and wasn't and who the heck cares? I just wanted involving stories and I found none in 944 pages. Read morePublished on May 28, 2011 by Jack Of Alltrades
* Most of this anthology is composed of stories. However, the editors also incomprehensibly include one entire novel and two excerpts. Read morePublished on September 13, 2010 by Evil Overlord
'Space Opera Renaissance' begins with a brief history of the written genre and then proceeds to "travel through time" by presenting works from the various periods mentioned. Read morePublished on August 24, 2010 by Steven Warfield
If you are a sci-fi fan just looking for a fun read, you may find this short story collection includes older stories of the sort that have clouded the image of sci-fi as based on... Read morePublished on May 29, 2008 by Thomas O. Hagan
Firstly, the Space Opera Renaissance is a good book, and one that has been fascinating me for a while, now. You can see this by the story average of 3. Read morePublished on December 11, 2007 by average
Large and decent collection of short story samples from a number of popular authors, compiled under the loose definition of "Space Opera". Read morePublished on February 20, 2007 by Stewart Teaze - Safe AI developer/Global Warming Debunker-don't believe the commie agenda