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The Journeys of Ursula K. Le Guin.

Subjects: *SCIENCE fiction; *AWARDSNATIONAL Book Foundation (U.S.)LEFT Hand of Darkness, The (Book : Le Guin)...

  • Source: Nation. 10/24/2016, Vol. 303 Issue 17, p22-25. 4p. 3 Color Photographs, 2 Black and White Photographs.

  • Abstract: The article highlights the career and achievements of science-fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin. Topics mentioned include Le Guin's 1969 novel "...

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THE GREAT UNKNOWN.

Subjects: *PROPHECY; *SCIENCE fiction; *FUTURE, The

  • Source: Scientific American. Sep2016, Vol. 315 Issue 3, p80-85. 6p. 5 Color Photographs.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the challenges of predicting and forecasting the future, including the depiction of the future in science fiction and ...

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Children of the Century.

Subjects: *HISTORICAL fiction writingWAR & Peace (Book : Tolstoy); PLACE of Greater Safety, A (Book); 1876 (Book)TOLSTOY, Leo, graf, 1828-1910; TURGENEV, Ivan Sergeevich, 1818-1883; MANTEL, Hilary, 1952-

  • Source: New Republic. Mar2016, Vol. 247 Issue 3, p60-65. 6p. 2 Color Photographs.

  • Abstract: An essay is presented that discusses the writing of historical fiction. Topics include the opinions of novelist Ivan Turgenev on the ...

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Gordimer’s Pathologies.

Subjects: *SOUTH African fiction; *SOUTH African literature; *FICTION writingLATE Bourgeois World, The (Book); GUEST of Honour, A (Book); SPORT of Nature, A (Book)GORDIMER, Nadine, 1923-2014

  • Source: Journal of Southern African Studies. Dec2016, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p1033-1044. 12p.

  • Abstract: This article explores significant patterns in Nadine Gordimer’s fiction through a focus on the concept of pathology. The idea is ... Copyright of Journal of Southern African Studies is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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For Those “Who Could Not Bear to Look Directly at the Slaughter”: Morrison’s Home and the Novels of Faulkner and Woolf.

Subjects: *21ST century American fiction; *LITERATURE & history; *NOSTALGIAHOME (Book : Morrison)MORRISON, Toni, 1931-2019; FAULKNER, William, 1897-1962; WOOLF, Virginia, 1882-1941

  • Source: African American Review. Winter2016, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p343-359. 17p.

  • Abstract: Toni Morrison’s novel Home replaces nostalgia for midcentury America with reminders of McCarthyism and the Korean War. She wanted to, as she said, “take ... Copyright of African American Review is the property of Johns Hopkins University Press and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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IMAGINED MULTI VERSES.

Subjects: *SPECULATIVE fiction; *PUBLISHING; *LITERARY charactersFIREWALK (Book); AFTER Atlas (Book); WELCOME to Deadland (Book)

  • Source: Library Journal. 8/1/2016, Vol. 141 Issue 13, p24-31. 7p. 17 Color Photographs, 1 Chart.

  • Abstract: The article focuses on the increasing number of publishers releasing speculative fiction. Such works feature characters who are diverse in terms ...

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Literary Fiction Influences Attitudes Toward Animal Welfare.

Subjects: *FICTION & psychology; *ANIMAL welfare; *PHYSICAL abuse

  • Source: PLoS ONE. 12/22/2016, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p1-9. 9p.

  • Abstract: Literary fiction has been credited with considerable power to improve attitudes toward outgroups. It was even argued that it has been ... Copyright of PLoS ONE is the property of Public Library of Science and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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A Tale of Arrested Coming-of-Age.

Subjects: *FICTION writing; *NOVELISTS; *FRIENDSHIPBATS out of Hell (Book)HANNAH, Barry, 1942-2010

  • Source: Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies. Dec2016, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p163-176. 14p.

  • Abstract: The author reflects on his friendship with Barry Hannah, writer-in-residence at the University of Mississippi. He mentions receiving a copy of the book "Bats Out ...

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The Late Nadine Gordimer.

Subjects: *SOUTH African fiction; *LITERARY style; *SHORT story writingGORDIMER, Nadine, 1923-2014

  • Source: Journal of Southern African Studies. Dec2016, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p1077-1094. 18p.

  • Abstract: Towards the end of her writing life, Nadine Gordimer’s style became increasingly marked by characteristics that Theodor Adorno and Edward Said have attributed to ‘... Copyright of Journal of Southern African Studies is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites ...

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Visualizing emotion and seeing change in science fiction manga: political potential in the expression of emotion in 7 Billion Needles.

Subjects: *PHILOSOPHY of emotions; *SCIENCE fiction; *MANGA (Art)

  • Source: Japan Forum. Dec2016, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p413-438. 26p.

  • Abstract: This article analyzes the science fiction (SF) manga7 Billion Needlesin order to show how an overt visual and narrative emphasis on ... Copyright of Japan Forum is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to ...

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