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Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Dale Knickerbocker

Abstract

Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World consists of eleven scholarly essays on contemporary authors (born 1950 or later) of science fiction who publish in languages other than English, or who publish from the English-speaking “periphery”: i.e., outside the United States, the United Kingdom, and Anglophone Canada. Each essay examines one author, making a case for their importance internationally and contextualizing their work within the science-fictional traditions of their own culture and those of the genre globally (themes, tropes, tendencies, subgenres, etc.). Each also offers ... More

Keywords: Angélica Gorodischer, Argentine SF, Yves Meynard, Jean-Louis Trudel, Laurent McAllister, Francophone SF, Canadian SF, Liu Cixin, Chinese SF, Daína Chaviano, Cuban SF, Johanna Sinisalo, Finnish SF, Jean-Claude Dunyach, French SF, Andreas Eschbach, German SF, Sakyo Komatsu, Japanese SF, Olatunde Osunsanmi, Nigerian SF, African SF, Jacek Dukaj, Polish SF, Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Russian SF, Soviet SF, world SF, international SF

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041754
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dale Knickerbocker, editor
East Carolina University