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Attending Daedalus : Gene Wolfe, artifice and the reader

Author: Peter Wright
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2003.
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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 Sun and its sequel The Urth of the New Sun . After exposing the concealed story at the heart of Wolfe?s magnum opus, Wright adopts a variety of approaches to establish that Wolfe is the designer of an intricate textual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, Peter.
Attending Daedalus.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)52057685
Named Person: Gene Wolfe; Gene Wolfe
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wright
ISBN: 1417568097 9781417568093 9780853238287 0853238286 9781846312618 1846312612
OCLC Number: 57341293
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 237 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; A Note on Editions; Abbreviations; Part I: Initiations; 1. 'Silhouette': An Introduction to Gene Wolfe; 2. 'Trip, Trap': Psychology and Thematic Coherence; 3. 'In the House of Gingerbread': Interpretative Games and the Psychology of Reader Response; 4. 'The God and His Man': Critical Responses to The Urth Cycle; Part II: Investigations: The Urth Cycle; 5. 'The Toy Theatre': Uncovering the Story of The Urth Cycle; 6. 'The Last Thrilling Wonder Story'? Intergeneric Operations; 7. 'How the Whip Came Back': Directing Reader Response. 8. 'Cues': The Function of Unfamiliar Diction9. 'There Are Doors': Memory and Textual Structure; 10. 'A Solar Labyrinth': Metafictional Devices and Textual Complexity; Part III: Conclusions; 11. 'The Map': The Multi-volume Novels and Metafictional Cartography; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies.
Responsibility: Peter Wright.

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