Bleiler, Richard, ed. Science Fiction Writers. 2d ed. New York: Scribners, 1999. Contains a brief but usefully analytical article by Brian Stableford.
Delany, Samuel. “Sturgeon.” In Starboard Wine: More Notes on the Language of Science Fiction. Pleasantville, N.Y.: Dragon Press, 1984. Delany is not only one of science fiction’s best authors, but also he is one of its best critics, particularly in analysis of style. Here Delany explores some of the nuances of Sturgeon’s language and the “realism” of Sturgeon’s stories.
Diskin, Lahna. Theodore Sturgeon. Mercer Island, Wash.: Starmont House, 1981. The first book-length study of Sturgeon’s fiction, this volume focuses primarily on his most famous science fiction.
Gordon, Joan, and Veronica Hollinger, eds. Blood Read: The Vampire as Metaphor in Contemporary Culture. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. Treats Some of Your Blood as a harbinger of the more recent sympathetic vampire novels. Includes a bibliography.
Hassler, Donald M. “Images for an Ethos, Images for Change and Style.” Extrapolation 20 (Summer, 1979): 176-188. An analysis of Sturgeon’s themes of love, loneliness, newness, and the nature of change in relation to his ethics and versatile technique. The works...