Re: [delany-list] Question for the hardcore Delany readers
>At 2:27 AM +0000 6/29/04, mattpierard_2000 wrote:years on
>>My question is: has he written any fiction in the last 25
>>par with his brilliant work of the 60's and 70's? I'm re-three
>>reading "The Jewels of Aptor" for maybe the fourth time in
>>decades and quaint as it is these forty-some years on,it's still
>>better than his later lumbering style in those early 80's.To what Steve listed, I'll add Atlantis: Three Tales, which
includes a story related to Hart Crane and a fictionalized
autobiography of Chip's father, a story that... well I
completely forget the second story (the title has D.H.
Lawrence in it which is probably why I blocked it out,
though thinking about it, knowing that Chip isn't so keen on
Lawrence maybe I'll go back and reread that story), and a
(semi?)autobiographical story about an incident while he was
These stories are probably the apogee of his fiction,
stylistically at least.