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This awesome anthology good points whole novellas by way of many of the most interesting Hebrew writers of the previous century. S.Y. Agnon, YH Brenner, Uri Gnessin, Yitzhak Shami, David Fogel, Amos oz., Yehoshua Kenaz and A.B. Yehoshua are all represented in newly revised translations. Edited by means of Alan Lelchuk and Gershon Shaked, with an advent by means of Professor Lelchuk, this can be an fundamental quantity for college students of contemporary Hebrew literature.

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Though explosive devices were being rapidly perfected in the nineteenth century, Jules Verne's con­ temporaries in general did not believe that such devices could land a man on the moon and read novels on that subject as amusing fables. Today, of course, we know that a very long 28 Science Fiction and the Com ing o f the Antichrist cannon is unnecessary for launching an interplanetary missile because the cannon and the missile are one. Nevertheless, Jules Verne had appraised the possibilities correctly.

His first "metaphysical divagations," as he called them, date from 1904. For many years, between 1917 and 1932, he worked on a rather slim concise treatise to which he attached much importance, N otions and A ssertions—Im plied by the N otion o f Being. A dilettante—though highly esteemed by university scholars such as Professor Tadeusz Kotarbinski, the dean of Polish philoso­ phers—Witkiewicz was better equipped than many profes­ sionals. He read fluently in Russian, German, French, and English, not to mention his native tongue.

Al­ though the laboratories of nineteenth-century scientists spawned a new literary genre, Christian folklore for centuries had been gathering evidence concerning the approach of a cru­ cial event: the Second Coming, preceded by the coming of the Antichrist, the millennium, the end of time. Perhaps the current success of science fiction may be explained precisely by its find­ ing ground already prepared, and thus appealing to old 20 Science Fiction and the Com ing o f the Antichrist sediments in the subconscious that link it with folklore.

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