A Wrinkle in Time

TitleA Wrinkle in Time
Year for Search1962
AuthorsL'Engle, Madeleine(1918-2007)
Date Published1962
PublisherAriel Books
Place Published[New York]
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

A young adult science fiction novel about the struggle between good and evil that depicts an authoritarian dystopia on another planet. A film with a screenplay by Jennifer Lee (b. 1971) and directed by Ava DuVerney (b. 1972) was released in 2018. On the film, see Kate Egan, The World of A Wrinkle in Time: The Making of the Movie. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Books for Young Readers/Macmillan, 2018. See also the non-utopian sequels, A Wind in the Door. New York: Crosswind, 1973; A Swiftly Tilting Planet. New York: Crosswind, 1978; and Many Waters. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1986.

Additional Publishers

25th anniversary ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987 (500 numbered copies). 50th anniversary ed. with an “Afterword” (205-22), her “Newberry Medal Acceptance Speech” (255-62), and other material. New York: Farrar, Straus Giroux, 2012. Rpt. in The Wrinkle in Time Quartet: A Wrinkle in Time A Wind in the Door A Swiftly Tilting Planet Many Waters with The Kairos Novels at the head of the title. Ed. Leonard S. Marcus (New York The Library of America, 2018), 1-151, with “The Expanding Universe, Newberry ward Acceptance Speech” (747-51), “Unpublished Essay on Time” (752-54, “Childlike Wonder and the Truths of Science Fiction” (755-63), “Dare To Be Creative! Lecture at the Library of Congress” (764-75) “Four Deleted Sections from A Wrinkle in Time” (776-99), a Note on the Text (830-32), and Notes (835-40). See also Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. The Graphic Novel. Adapted and illus. Hope Larson. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2012. A film tie-in edition of the book New York: Square Fish/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017 was published with “An Appreciation” by Ava DuVernay (1-3), “Go Fish Questions for the Author” (203-06), the author’s “Newbury Acceptance Speech The Expanding Universe” (207-12), and “The L’Engle Cast of Characters” (214-15). 

Info Notes

A film with a screenplay by Jennifer Lee (b. 1971) and directed by Ava DuVerney (b. 1972) was released in 2018. On the film, see Kate Egan, The World of A Wrinkle in Time: The Making of the Movie. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Books for Young Readers/Macmillan, 2018

Holding Institutions

MoSU, PSt

Author Note

The author (1918-2007) was also known as Madeleine L’Engle Franklin and Madeleine L’Engle Camp.

Full Text

1962 L’Engle, Madeleine (1918-2007). A Wrinkle in Time. [New York]: Ariel Books. Farrar, Straus and Co. 25th anniversary ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987 (500 numbered copies). 50th anniversary ed. with an “Afterword” (205-22), her “Newberry Medal Acceptance Speech” (255-62), and other material. New York: Farrar, Straus Giroux, 2012. Rpt. in The Wrinkle in Time Quartet: A Wrinkle in Time A Wind in the Door A Swiftly Tilting Planet Many Waters with The Kairos Novels at the head of the title. Ed. Leonard S. Marcus (New York: The Library of America, 2018), 1-151,with an Appendix that includes “The Expanding Universe, Newberry ward Acceptance Speech” (747-51), “Unpublished Essay on Time” (752-54), “Childlike Wonder and the Truths of Science Fiction” (755-63), “Dare To Be Creative! Lecture at the Library of Congress” (764-75) “Four Deleted Sections from A Wrinkle in Time (776-99), a Note on the Text (830-32), and Notes (835-40) and for the Appendix A Note on the Texts (833-34) and Notes (851-54). See also Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. The Graphic Novel. Adapted and illus. Hope Larson. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2012. A film tie-in edition of the book New York: Square Fish/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017 was published with “An Appreciation” by Ava DuVernay (1-3), “Go Fish Questions for the Author” (203-06), the author’s “Newbury Acceptance Speech The Expanding Universe” (207-12), and “The L’Engle Cast of Characters” (214-15). The author is also known as Madeleine L’Engle Franklin and Madeleine L’Engle Camp. MoSU, PSt

A young adult science fiction novel about the struggle between good and evil that depicts an authoritarian dystopia on another planet. A film with a screenplay by Jennifer Lee (b. 1971) and directed by Ava DuVerney (b. 1972) was released in 2018. On the film, see Kate Egan, The World of A Wrinkle in Time: The Making of the Movie. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Books for Young Readers/Macmillan, 2018. See also the non-utopian sequels, A Wind in the Door. New York: Crosswind, 1973; rpt. in The Wrinkle in Time Quartet: A Wrinkle in Time A Wind in the Door A Swiftly Tilting Planet Many Waters with The Kairos Novels at the head of the title. Ed. Leonard S. Marcus (New York: The Library of America, 2018), 153-309, with a Note on the Text (832-33) and Notes (841-43; A Swiftly Tilting Planet. New York: Crosswind, 1978; rpt. in The Wrinkle in Time Quartet: A Wrinkle in Time A Wind in the Door A Swiftly Tilting Planet Many Waters with The Kairos Novels at the head of the title. Ed. Leonard S. Marcus (New York: The Library of America, 2018), 311-511, with a Note on the Text (833); and Notes (843-47); and Many Waters. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1986; rpt. in The Wrinkle in Time Quartet: A Wrinkle in Time A Wind in the Door A Swiftly Tilting Planet Many Waters with The Kairos Novels at the head of the title. Ed. Leonard S. Marcus (New York: The Library of America, 2018), 513-743, with a Note on the Text (833) and Notes (847-51). Female author.