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Cosmos latinos : an anthology of science fiction from Latin America and Spain

Author: Andrea L Bell; Yolanda Molina-Gavilán
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2003.
Series: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 27 Spanish and Latin American science fiction stories, dating from 1862 to 2001.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Science fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea L Bell; Yolanda Molina-Gavilán
ISBN: 0819566330 9780819566331 0819566349 9780819566348
OCLC Number: 51607239
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: xi, 352 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Science fiction in Latin America and Spain --
I. In the beginning : the visionaries --
Distant future (Mexico 1862) / Juan Nepomuceno Adorno --
On the planet Mars (Spain, 1890) / Nilo Maria Fabra --
II. Speculating on a new genre : SF From 1900 through the 1950s --
Mechanopolis (Spain, 1913) / Muguel de Unamuno --
Death Star (Chile, 1929) / Ernesto Silva Roman --
Baby H.P. (Mexico, 1952) / Juan Jose Arreola --
III. The First wave : the 1960s to the mid-1980s --
Cosmonaut (Cuba, 1964) / Angel Arango --
Crystal goblet (Brazil, 1964) / Jeronimo Monteiro --
Cord made of nylon and gold (El Salvador, 1965) / Alvaro Menen Desleal --
Acronia (Argentina, 1966) / Pablo Capanna --
Last refuge (Argentina, 1967) / Eduardo Goligorsky --
Post-Boomboom (Argentina, 1967) / Alberto Vanasco --
Gu Ta Gutarrak (We and our own) (Argentina, 1968) / Magdalena Moujan Otano --
Future (Venezuela, 1970) / Luis Britto Garcia --
When Pilate said no (Chile, 1971) / Hugo Correa --
Falsifier (Peru, 1972) / Jose B. Adolph --
Violet's embryos (Argentina, 1973) / Angelica Gorodischer --
Brain transplant (Brazil, 1978) / Andre Carneiro --
Annunciation (Cuba, 1983) / Daina Chaviano --
Miscalculation (Mexico, 1983) / Federico Schaffler. IV. Riding the crest : the late 1980s into the new millennium --
Stuntmind (Brazil, 1989) / Braulio Tavares --
Reaching the shore (Mexico, 1994) / Guillermo Lavin --
First time (Spain, 1994) / Elia Barcelo --
Gray noise (Mexico, 1996) / Pepe Rojo --
Glimmerings on blue glass (Mexico, 1996) / Mauricio-Jose Schwarz --
Day we went through the transition (Spain, 1998) / Ricard de la Casa and Pedro Jorge Romero --
Exerion (Chile, 2000) / Pablo Castro --
Like the roses had to die (Cuba, 2001) / Michel Encinosa.
Series Title: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Responsibility: translated, edited, & with an introduction & notes by Andrea L. Bell & Yolanda Molina-Gavilán.

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An anthology of 27 science fiction stories from Latin America and Spain, ranging from 1862 to the early 21st century. The introduction examines how the genre has developed in Latin America and Spain  Read more...

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"The stories are exceptionally good reading. They are highly original, fast-paced, and keep the reader entranced till the end." - Norma Nelida Dangla, Professor of English, University of Moron, Read more...

 
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