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Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 1, front. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 11, 2018. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1563.

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Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 1, front. Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1563

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Title Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992
Description A speech presented by Fritz Leiber to Seacon '79.
Donor Fritz Leiber; Justin Leiber
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Science fiction, American
  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Speeches
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Meetings
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Seacon
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  • documents (object genre)
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1984-003, Box 57, Folder 30
Original Collection Fritz Leiber Papers
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=281
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Transcript TO SEACON '79 by Fritz Leiber It is a pleasure and a great thrill to me to be speaking to the world's science-fiction community. I've been getting input from that community, both the knowing and the unknowing since my life began. As when my grandmother showed me my first pictures of dinosaurs beside a wood-burning stove in the kitchen of a town-engulfed farmhouse in Pontiac, Illinois, with its dirt streets and wooden sidewalks. As when my father explained submarines to me during the First World War. As when my father and mother, rehearsing and enacting Shakespeare, poured the mighty lines upon me repeatedly. "If you can look into the seeds of time, and say grow ft If I could be bounded in a nutshell and count myself a king of infinite space, were it not that I am troubled by bad dreams.ee it "But here* upon this bank or shoal of time..*" "We are