The Motion of Light in Water: Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village (Univ of Minnesota PR)

Samuel R. Delany (Author)
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Description

Samuel Delany is a science fiction writer, teacher and recipient of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to lesbian and gay culture. His autobiography focuses on his life in New York's lower east side in the 1960s and his development as a black gay writer in an open interracial marriage. The original edition, published

Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date
April 23, 2004
Pages
584
Dimensions
5.88 X 1.24 X 8.98 inches | 1.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780816645244
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About the Author

Samuel R. Delany is a renowned novelist and critic, whose award-winning fiction includes Dhalgren (1975), Babel-17 (1966), The Mad Man (1994), Dark Reflections (2007), and Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders (2012). In addition to receiving the William Whitehead Memorial Award and the Kessler Award for his lifetime contribution to lesbian and gay writing, Delany was chosen by the Lambda Book Report in 1988 as one of the fifty most influential people of the past hundred years to change our conception of queerness. After more than thirty years of teaching, first at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and later at Temple University, where he served as Director of the Graduate Creative Writing Program, Samuel Delany now lives with his partner in Philadelphia.