The Resource The Motion of Light in Water : Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village, (electronic resource)

The Motion of Light in Water : Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village, (electronic resource)

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The Motion of Light in Water : Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village
Title
The Motion of Light in Water
Title remainder
Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
In the bohemian sixties, a young writer tries to make sense of his life With the poet Marilyn Hacker, Delany moves into a tenement on a dead-end street that the landlord reserves for interracial couples. Between playing folk music in the evenings at the same Greenwich Village coffee shop as Bob Dylan and preparing shrimp curry for W.H. Auden and Chester Khalman, who have accepted an invitation that night for dinner, Delany takes a stab at writing science fiction. This young prodigy would complete and sell five novels before he turned twenty-two! (And then have a nervous breakdown . . .) This beautifully written memoir is a testament to a neighborhood where experimentation was a way of life. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Samuel R. Delany including rare images from his early career
Cataloging source
VALIL
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Delany, Samuel R
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.E437
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Delany, Samuel R
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Bohemianism
  • Science fiction
  • FICTION
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
  • East Village (New York, N.Y.)
  • East Village (New York, N.Y.)
Label
The Motion of Light in Water : Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Praise for the Writing of Samuel R. Delany; Title Page; Contents; Epigraph; Sentences: An Introduction; The Peripheries of Love; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40; 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; 46; 47; 48; 49; 50; 51; 52; 53; 54; 55; 56; 57; 58; 59; 60; 61; Acknowledgments; A Biography of Samuel R. Delany; Copyright
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unknown
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1 online resource (572 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781480461727
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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4fa36b24-430a-4da8-9d1d-ea81a875f998
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867769667
Label
The Motion of Light in Water : Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Praise for the Writing of Samuel R. Delany; Title Page; Contents; Epigraph; Sentences: An Introduction; The Peripheries of Love; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35; 36; 37; 38; 39; 40; 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; 46; 47; 48; 49; 50; 51; 52; 53; 54; 55; 56; 57; 58; 59; 60; 61; Acknowledgments; A Biography of Samuel R. Delany; Copyright
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (572 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781480461727
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4fa36b24-430a-4da8-9d1d-ea81a875f998
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)867769667

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