[SFRA-L] more sf in the LARB
thespike at satx.rr.com
Mon Aug 29 12:44:36 EDT 2011
On 8/29/2011 11:11 AM, Nolan Belk wrote:
> "For those of us who consider science fiction a way of reading as much
> as a mode of writing, no piece of writing by Karen Fowler has much
> chance of /not/ being read as science fiction."
> That's a good way to say it.
This is good, too:
<Gary Wolfe, writing in Locus, probably came as close as anyone can to
identifying Fowler’s sensibility when he noted that she
characteristically employs “the choreography of SF, but without its
familiar iconography.” >
John Boston also distinguishes artists who get the tune but not the
words of sf, or vice versa.
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