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The art and science of Stanislaw Lem

Author: Peter Swirski
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the social and cultural significance of technology and science in the work of the Polish science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem, whose works include "Return from the Stars" and "Solaris". This  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Stanisław Lem; Stanislaw Lem; Stanisław Lem
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Swirski
ISBN: 0773530460 9780773530461
OCLC Number: 65206189
Notes: Limited edition of 300 copies.
Description: viii, 197 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contributors include Peter Butko (Southern Mississippi), Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr (DePauw), Katherine Hayles (California at Los Angeles), Jerzy Jarzebski (Jagiellonian, University Cracow), Michael Kandel (Modern Language Association), Stanislaw Lem, Paisley Livingston (Lingnan University, Hong Kong), Krzysztof Loska (Jagiellonian University), and Peter Swirski (Hong Kong).
Responsibility: edited by Peter Swirski.


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"This is another plank in the development of the analysis of popular culture and its impact on society. It is very fine indeed. Lem is a contemporary Polish genius, who has much to say to the Read more...

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