Attending Daedalus : Gene Wolfe, artifice and the Reader (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Attending Daedalus : Gene Wolfe, artifice and the Reader

Author: Peter Wright
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool Univ. Press, c 2003.
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 29.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new study of the fiction of Gene Wolfe, one of the most influential contemporary American science fiction writers, offers a major reinterpretation of Gene Wolfe's four-volume The Book of the New  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gene Wolfe; Gene Wolfe; Gene Wolfe; Wolfe, 1931-; Gene Wolfe; Gene Wolfe; Gene Wolfe; Gene Wolfe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wright
ISBN: 0853238189 9780853238188 0853238286 9780853238287
OCLC Number: 249703672
Description: XV, 237 Seiten.
Contents: Part 1 Initiations: "Silhouette" - an introduction to Gene Wolfe; "Trip Trap" - psychology and thematic coherence; "In the House of Gingerbread" - interpretative games and the psychology of reader response; "the God and His Man" - critical responses to The Urth Cycle. Part 2 Investigations - The Urth Cycle: "The Toy Theatre" - uncovering thre story of The Urth Cycle; "The Last Thrilling Wonder Story"? - intergeneric operations; "How the Whip Came Back" - directing reader response; "Cues" - the function of unfamiliar diction; "There are doors" - memory and textual structure; "A Solar Labyrinth" - metafictional devices and textual complexity. Part 3 Conclusions: "The Map" - the multi-volume novels and metafictional cartography.
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 29.
Responsibility: Peter Wright.

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