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Lemography : Stanislaw Lem in the eyes of the world

Author: Peter Swirski; Wacław M Osadnik
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015.
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 49.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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'Lemography' is a unique collection of critical essays on Stanislaw Lem, writer and philosopher hailed on more than one occasion as a literary Einstein. Its aim is to introduce aspects of his work hitherto unknown or neglected by scholarship and evaluate his influence on twentieth-century literature and culture - and beyond.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lemography.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015
(OCoLC)879249373
Named Person: Stanisław Lem; Stanisław Lem
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Swirski; Wacław M Osadnik
ISBN: 9781781382141 178138214X
OCLC Number: 924621398
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Lem Redux: From Poland to the World - WACLAW M. OSADNIK and PETER SWIRSKIThe Unknown Lem: Man From Mars, The Astronauts, The Magellan Nebula - PETER SWIRSKIInvestigating the Investigation: Mystery Narratives in The Investigation and The Chain of Chance - DAVID SEEDEmbodiment Problems: Adapting Solaris to Film - NICHOLAS RUDDICKThe Hilarious and Serious Teachings of Lem's Robot Fables: The Cyberiad - BO PETTERSSONLiterature, Futurology, or Philosophy? The Futurological Congress - IRIS VIDMAR and PETER SWIRSKIProblems and Dilemmas:Lem's Golem XIV - VICTOR YAZNEVICHLem, Cervantes, and Metafiction: Peace on Earth and Fiasco - KENNETH KRABBENHOFTBibliographyNotes on ContributorsIndex
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 49.
Responsibility: Peter Swirski and Waclaw M. Osadnik.

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A unique collection of critical essays on writer and philosopher Stanislaw Lem, evaluating his influence on twentieth-century literature and culture.  Read more...

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Reviews'As Lem scholarship grows in size, readers will find plenty of well-articulated thought in these works to ponder upon.' Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Foundation: The International Review of Read more...

 
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