Re: Fwd: Starboard Wine -- reissued!
- Amazon has a eBook edition of "Tides of Lust" up, that is new since the last I had checked.
Wish the various Vintage editions--Dhalgren, Nova, etc.--would come as eBooks!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Zvi Gilbert <zvi@...> wrote:
> This just came through today -- but I already bought my copy. :)
> Hope you're all having a great holiday season, and perhaps we can have some
> late-year Delany discussions...
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> From: Wesleyan Press <lstarr@...>
> Date: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 11:48 AM
> Subject: Starboard Wine -- reissued!
> To: zvi@...
> *We are pleased to announce the reissue of this classic work of
> criticism by Samuel R. Delany, Starboard Wine: More Notes on the Language
> of Science Fiction**
> [image: Delany - Starboard R-72-3.jpg]
> In *Starboard Wine*, Samuel Delany explores the implications of his
> now-famous assertion that science fiction is not about the future. Rather,
> it uses the future as a means of talking about the present and its
> potentiality. By recognizing a text's specific "difference," we begin to
> see the quality of its particulars. Through riveting analyses of works by
> Joanna Russ, Robert Heinlein, Theodore Sturgeon, and Thomas M. Disch,
> Delany reveals critical strategies for reading that move beyond overwrought
> theorizing and formulaic thinking. Throughout, the author performs the
> kinds of careful inquiry and urgent speculation that he calls others to
> engage in.
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