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Feeling very strange : the Slipstream anthology

Author: James P Kelly; John Kessel
Publisher: San Francisco : Tachyon Publications, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Intending to establish a canon for the controversial slipstream science-fiction subgenre, the editors of this anthology have brought together a group of convention-defying tales set in vivid and disorienting dreamscapes that offer no distinction between reality and hallucination. A cross between the literary surrealism of Franz Kafka and escapist-popular-fiction, this ambitious new species--sometimes also called  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James P Kelly; John Kessel
ISBN: 189239135X 9781892391353
OCLC Number: 70191839
Description: xv, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Al / Carol Emshwiller --
The Little Magic Shop / Bruce Sterling --
The healer / Aimee Bender --
The specialist's hat / Kelly Link --
Light and the sufferer / Jonathan Lethem --
Sea oak / George Saunders --
Exhibit H: torn pages discovered in the vest pocket of an unidentified tourist / Jeff VanderMeer --
Hell is the absence of God / Ted Chiang --
Lieserl / Karen Joy Fowler --
Bright morning / Jeffrey Ford --
Biographical notes to "A discourse on the nature of causality, with air-planes" / Benjamin Rosenbaum --
The god of dark laughter / Michael Chabon --
The rose in twelve petals / Theodora Goss --
The lions are asleep this night / Howard Waldrop --
You have never been here / M. Rickert.
Responsibility: James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel, editors.

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Intending to establish a canon for the controversial slipstream science-fiction subgenre, this work is an anthology tales set in vivid and disorienting dreamscapes that offer no distinction between  Read more...

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"Oh, these stories!... Don't stop until all have been read." --Booklist, starred review "Is Slipstream just science fiction and fantasy that doesn't know that it's science fiction or fantasy? Or is Read more...

 
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