TBT: Adventure World
May 11 is National Twilight Zone Day! Honor Rod Serling’s television series by reading a dime novel from the Villanova University Digital Library. The “Czech ‘dime novel’ – roughly translated as ‘Adventure World’ – (pictured above) covers stories of science fiction and adventure. Starting in 1927 and running until 1938, this was a popular Czech title for adults and children.” Skim the Dime Novel and Popular Literature collection here.
Looking for more sci-fi adventures? You can stream The Twilight Zone on Paramount+ and Amazon Prime. If you’re looking for some recommendations, Entertainment Weekly ranked 30 of the “best” Twilight Zone episodes. You can also check out the Falvey Library resources below:
- The Twilight Zone (Grant, 2020) *eBook
- The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia (Rubin, 2018) *eBook
- The Twilight Zone FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Fifth Dimension and Beyond (Thompson, 2015) *eBook
- The Twilight Zone and Philosophy: A Dangerous Dimension to Visit (Rivera, 2019) *eBook
- Philosophy in The Twilight Zone (Carroll, N., & Hunt, L. H., 2009)
- A Dimension of Sound: Music in the Twilight Zone (Wissner, 2013)
- “The Fast Draw: The Twilight Zone” (CBS, 2009) *Academic Video Online
Kallie Stahl ’17 MA is Communication and Marketing Specialist at Falvey Library.