HICKS, Granville
(1901-1982)
   US writer, editor and broadcaster, most of whose significant work lay in the field of cultural studies, initially from a Marxist standpoint, though from 1939 he became disillusioned with any form of communism. His first novel, The First to Awaken (1940) with Richard M. Bennett, was a SLEEPER-AWAKES tale whose protagonist reaches the yearAD2040 via SUSPENDED ANIMATION and finds there a literately described and mutedly sane socialist UTOPIA.
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