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The language of the night : essays on fantasy and science fiction

Author: Ursula K Le Guin; Susan Wood
Publisher: New York : Putnam, ©1979.
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A collection of twenty-four essays concerned with writing in general, the field of fantasy and science fiction, and with the author's own writing.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-
Language of the night.
New York : Putnam, ©1979
(OCoLC)607767842
Named Person: Ursula K Le Guin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula K Le Guin; Susan Wood
ISBN: 0399123253 9780399123252
OCLC Number: 4503574
Description: 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Susan Wood. I: Le Guin introduces Le Guin : A citizen of Mondath. II: On fantasy and science fiction : Why Are Americans Afraid of Dragons? --
Dreams Must Explain Themselves --
National Book Award Acceptance Speech --
The Child and the Shadow --
Myth and Archetype in Science Fiction --
From Elfland to Poughkeepsie --
American SF and The Other --
Science Fiction and Mrs. Brown --
Do-It-Yourself Cosmology. III: The book is what is real : Introduction to Rocannon's World --
Introduction to Planet of Exile --
Introduction to City of Illusions --
Introduction to The Word for World Is Forest --
Introduction to The Left Hand of Darkness --
Is Gender Necessary? --
The Staring Eye --
The Modest One --
Introduction to Star Songs of an Old Primate. IV: Telling the truth : Introduction to The Altered I (excerpt) --
Talking About Writing --
Escape Routes. V: Pushing at the limits : The Stalin in the Soul --
The Stone Ax and the Muskoxen. Bibliographic checklist of Le Guin's work in English / Jeff Levin.
Responsibility: by Ursula K. Le Guin ; edited and with introductions by Susan Wood.

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A collection of twenty-four essays concerned with writing in general, the field of fantasy and science fiction, and with the author's own writing.

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