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Title: The Darfsteller Title Record # 55822
Author: Walter M. Miller, Jr.
Date: 1955-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1965Translated by Ugo Fossati
Italian Il mattatore
1967 German Der Schauspieler
1974Translated by Valentino De Carlo
Italian Il mattatore
1982Translated by Walter Brumm
German Der Darfsteller

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 1955 Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, January 1955 1955-01-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, June 1955 (UK) 1955-06-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd  
1/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Rogers Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1962-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday  
C$4.95?C$: Canadian dollar
318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Hugo Winners 1962-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday  
$4.50?$: US dollar
318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Conditionally Human 1962-00-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Ballantine Books F626
$0.50?$: US dollar
191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1962-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC     xvi+
318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1963-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Dennis Dobson  
18/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
318
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Conditionally Human 1963-12-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz  
15/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Hugo Winners 1964-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Avon S-127
$0.60?$: US dollar
xv+
320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1964-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Avon S-127
C$0.60?C$: Canadian dollar
xv+
320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1964-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Penguin Books 1905
4/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
342
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Monsù Desiderio Checkmark
Conditionally Human 1964-11-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 91
6/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths  
Gamma #3 1965-12-00 ed. Valentino De Carlo Edizioni Gamma (Italy) 3
Lit 500?Lit: Italian lira
160
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Peggy Braun Checkmark
Conditionally Human 1966-02-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Panther 1989
3/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
174
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
8 Science Fiction Stories 1967-00-00 ed.
Arnulf D. Krauß?Arnulf D. Krauss
, Helmuth W. Mommers
Heyne (Heyne-Anthologien #23) HA23   301
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Atelier Heinrichs & Bachmann Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1968-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Penguin Books 1905
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
342
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Richard Hollis  
The Hugo Winners, Volumes One and Two 1972-01-00 Isaac Asimov Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 2000
$3.98?$: US dollar
849
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni F. & J. Silversmiths, Inc. Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume 1 1973-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest M1811
$0.95?$: US dollar
320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
I premi Hugo: Volume 1º: 1955-1961?I premi Hugo: Volume Primo: 1955-1961
1974-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov De Carlo Editore (Italy)  
Lit 4,500?Lit: Italian lira
405
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume 1 1974-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P2162
$1.25?$: US dollar
320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Stories of Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1978-12-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gregg Press 0-8398-2496-3
$13.50?$: US dollar
xxv+
373
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1979-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23917-9
$1.95?$: US dollar
320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Attila Hejja  
The Best of Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1980-05-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Pocket Books 0-671-83304-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
vii+
472
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Mara McAfee Checkmark
The Best of Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1980-10-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Pocket Books / SFBC 2065
$6.98?$: US dollar
469
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Larry Kresek Checkmark
The Hugo Winners 1981-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23917-9
$2.25?$: US dollar
320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Attila Hejja Checkmark
The Darfsteller and Other Stories 1982-00-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers 0-552-11950-4
£1.25?£: UK pound
223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Peter Jones Checkmark
Heyne Science Fiction Jahresband 1982 1982-03-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3870) 3-453-30756-9
DM 5.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
461
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Jim Burns Checkmark
Das Forschungsteam 1982-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #13) 3-453-30804-2
DM 9.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
447
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Jim Burns Checkmark
Bedingt menschlich 1986-05-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4307) 3-453-31305-4
DM 9.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
575
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Karel Thole Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #17 (1955) 1988-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #733) 0-88677-256-7
$3.95?$: US dollar
349
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Jim Burns Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #17 (1955) 1988-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-256-7 / UE2256
C$4.95?C$: Canadian dollar
349
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Jim Burns Checkmark
I premi Hugo 1955-1962 1993-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Mondadori (Classici Urania #201)  
Lit 6,000?Lit: Italian lira
336
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Barclay Shaw  
The Best of Walter M. Miller, Jr. 2000-07-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz (SF Collectors' Editions) 0-575-07119-2
£9.99?£: UK pound
472
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Ikarus 2001 2001-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #6370) 3-453-17984-6
€8.00?€: Euro
782
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Dark Benediction 2007-04-00 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #69) 978-0-575-07977-9
£7.99?£: UK pound
472
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
Dark Benediction 2013-05-23 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks) 978-1-4732-0065-4
£4.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Dominic Harman  
Dark Benediction 2015-08-13 Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-1194-0
£9.99?£: UK pound
xv+
472
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Dominic Harman  
Dark Benediction date unknown Walter M. Miller, Jr. Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #69) 978-0-575-07977-9
£8.99?£: UK pound
472
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
The Darfsteller and Other Stories date unknown Walter M. Miller, Jr. Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers 0-552-11950-4
£1.75?£: UK pound
223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Peter Jones Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume 1 date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest Q2315
$1.50?$: US dollar
320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volumes One and Two date unknown Isaac Asimov Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 02000   849
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni F. & J. Silversmiths, Inc. Checkmark
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