There are so many competing definitions of "science fiction" that we could be here all day arguing about which one is correct. But back in 1909, a writer named Maurice Renard wrote an essay explaining the nature of the "scientific marvelous," a genre that he traced to H.G. Wells, and before him Edgar Allan Poe.
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