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The Modernist Master of Sci-Fi?

By posted at 3:16 pm on April 3, 2010 1

If you enjoyed David Auerbach‘s piece on Thomas M. Disch, we recommend you check out this overdue profile of Samuel R. Delany, whose magnum opus, Dhalgren, truly is “like Gertrude Stein: Beyond Thunderdome.”





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  1. Tom B.
    at 4:26 pm on April 4, 2010

    I still have my dog-eared first printing of Dhalgren. The experience of reading it and Gravity’s Rainbow are quite similar. They were both published in the early-to-mid ’70s — maybe there was something in the water.

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