Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
Ph.D. professor of asiatic studies at John Hopkins
University, School of advanced International Studies. Closely
linked with the U.S. Intelligence Community with special interest
in propaganda techniques and psychological warfare. Born in
Milwakee, Wis in July, died in Baltimore, Maryland. Grew up and
was educated in China and other countries, his father was a legal advisor
the Chinese Republic (Dr. Paul Myron Wentworth L.) attended school
in germany, visited Russia in his teens, married in 1936, divorced
in 1949, remarried 1950 to Genevieve Collins. 1966 most of his SF
was published for the first time. University teacher in 1947.
Recalled for Korean War. Travelled alot in the 50's and 60's with
his wife in spite of his being very ill. very impressed
with Australia, hoped to retire there but died of a heart attack at
age 53. All but 5 stories are of the Instrumentality of mankind.
First of these was "War #81-Q"(1928) Apparently he did not
bother alot with making the different facts and dates match. Also
wrote as Felix C. Forrest, a pun in reference to his chinese name Lin
Bah Loh (Forest of Incandescent Bliss)
Pseudonyms: Felix C. Forrest, Carmichael Smith
- Spy thriller, as Carmichael Smith
- The Best of Cordwainer Smith
- sh.sts. Ed. J.J. Pierce
- nsf 1949, as Felix C. Forrest
- The China of Chiang Kaishek: A political study
- 1941, Boston
- Far Eastern Goverments and Politics: China and Japan
- nf. 1954
- The Good Friends
- 1963 Galaxy Publishing Corporation ISBN 0-345-27716-3
- The Gospel of Chung Shan according to Paul Linebarger
- 1932, Paris
- Goverment in Republican China
- nf. 1938 NY
- The Instrumentality of Mankind
- Short story collection
- 1979, Del Rey, Ballantine
- 1975, Del Rey, Ballantine ISBN:0-345-27800-3 orig. publ.
as shorts: "The Boy Who Bought old Earth"
& "The Store of Heart's Desires"
- December 1994 Nesfa Press revised Hardcover ISBN:0-915-36861-7
- The Planet Buyer
- rev. of "The Boy Who Bought old Earth"
- Political Doctrines of Sun Yat Sen -
Exposition of the San Min Chu I
- nf. 1937 as Linebarger
- Psychological Warfare
- revised 1954
- June 1972, Ayer Co Pub ISBN:0-405-04755-X
- Quest of The Three Worlds
- 1978 Ballantine/Del Rey
- coll. of On The Gem Planet, On Storm Planet, Three to a Given
Star, ISBN 0-345-32931-7
- The Rediscovery of Man: The Complete Short Science Fiction of
- Short story collection, edited by James A. Mann
- September 1993, Nesfa Press ISBN:0-915-36856-0
- nsf 1947, as Felix C. Forrest
- The Space Lords
- sh.sts. 1965, Pyramid
- London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1969. 1st Eng. ed.
- 1984 ISBN:0-441-77743-0
- 1971, Beagle Books ISBN: 8441-95127-095
- The Underpeople
- revision of "The Store of Heart's Desires"
- You Will Never Be the Same
- 1975 The Garland Library of Science Fiction (?)
- "Alpha Ralpha Boulevard"
- June 1961 The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction .Vol. 20 Number 6
- "The Ballad of Lost C'Mell"
- Oct. 1962 Galaxy Magazine
- "The Boy Who Bought Old Earth"
- "The Burning of the Brain"
- 1958, Oct Worlds of If
- "The Crime and Glory of Commander Suzdal"
- 1964 Amazing
- "The Dead Lady of Clown Town"
- 1964 Galaxy Magazine
- "Down to a Sunless Sea"
- Completed by his wife after his death
- October, 1975 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science
- Oct. 1963 Ziff-Favis Amazing
- "The Fife of Bodidharma"
- June 1959 Fantastic
- "From Gustibles Planet"
- July 1962 If
- "The Game of Rat and Dragon"
- 1955 Galaxy SF
- "Golden the Ship Was--Oh! Oh! Oh!"
- 1959 Amazing
- "The Good Friends"
- sh.st. Oct. 1963 Worlds of Tomorrow
- "Himself and Anachron"
- as yet unpublished (?)
- "The Lady Who Sailed The Soul"
- April 1960 Galaxy Magazine Vol. 18 No. 4
- "Mark Elf"
- (c) 1957 by Candar Pulishing Co.
- May 1957 Saturn
- "Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons"
- June 1961 Galaxy Magazine Vol. 19 No. 5
- "The Nancy Routine"
- sh.st. March 1959 Satellite SF ,
- "No, No, Not Rogov"
- (c) 1958 by Quinn Publishing Co.
- February 1959 Worlds of If
- "On the Gem Planet"
- "On the Sand Planet"
- December 1965, Amazing Stories illustrated
by Jack Gaughan. (Cover story, cover art by Castellon)
- "On the Storm Planet"
- "A Planet Named Shayol"
- October 1961 Galaxy Magazine with illustrations
- "The Queen of the Afternoon"
- (c) 1978 by UPD Publishing Corporation
- April 1978 Galaxy
- "Quest of Three Worlds"
- 1966, as Carmichael Smith (?)
- "Scanners Live in Vain"
- (c) 1950 by Fantasy Publishing Co.
- January 1950 Fantasy Book #6
- "The Store of Heart's Desire"
- "Think Blue, Count Two"
- sh.st. Feb 1963 Galaxy
- "Under Old Earth"
- 1966 Galaxy Magazine
- "The Underpeople"
- 1968 completed as or second part of? Nostrilia
- as Car.S. (?)
- "War #81-Q"
- "War #81-Q" (rewritten version)
- (c) 1993 by the Estate of Paul Linebarger.
- 1993 in The Rediscovery of Man
- "When the People Fell"
- 1959 Galaxy
- "Western Science is So Wonderful"
- Dec. 1958 If
- A Cordwainer Smith Checklist
- By Mike Bennet
- 1991, Drumm Books (Drumm Booklet #37) ISBN:9-936-05549-9
- Concordance to Cordwainer Smith
- by Anthony R. Lewis.
- November 1984, NESFA Press ISBN:0-915-36824-2
- "The Creation of Cordwainer Smith"
- Alan C. Elms, 1984 Science-Fiction Studies
- "Origins of the Underpeople,"
- Alan C. Elms, 1991 in Fictional Space: Essays on Contemporary Science Fiction edited by Tom Shippey
The Remarkable Science Fiction of
Arlington National Cemetery Web Site: Linebarger
Why a Japanese SF Reader is Trying to Translate Cordwainer Smith
Japanese Page with CS info(?) (It's not available in
english-but if anyone want's to translate for me...there's a 'cute'
cartoon of C'Mell, too)