Samuel R. Delany könyvei a rukkolán
Samuel R. Delany - Hogg
Acclaimed winner of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to gay and lesbian literature, Samuel R. Delany wrote Hogg three decades ago. Since then it has been one of America's most famous 'unpublishable' novels. The subject matter of Hogg is our culture of sexual violence and degeneration. Delany explores his disturbing protagonist Hogg on his own turf--rape, pederasty, sexual excess--exposing an area of violence and sexual abuse from the inside. As such, it is a brave book.
Samuel R. Delany - Trouble on Triton
In a story as exciting as any science fiction adventure written, Samuel R. Delany's 1976 SF novel, originally published as Triton, takes us on a tour of a utopian society at war with . . . our own Earth! High wit in this future comedy of manners allows Delany to question gender roles and sexual expectations at a level that, 20 years after it was written, still make it a coruscating portrait of "the happily reasonable man," Bron Helstrom -- an immigrant to the embattled world of Triton, whose troubles become more and more complex, till there is nothing left for him to do but become a woman. Against a background of high adventure, this minuet of a novel dances from the farthest limits of the solar system to Earth's own Outer Mongolia. Alternately funny and moving, it is a wide-ranging tale in which character after character turns out not to be what he -- or she -- seems.
Samuel R. Delany - The Jewels of Aptor
One of the most universally acclaimed first novels in science fiction--by the man who become one of the most stellar writers in the genre's history. On the orders of Argo, the White Goddess, an itinerant poet and his three companions journey to the island of Aptor. Their mission: to seize a jewel from the dark god Hama and bring it back home. With this precious stone Argo may defeat the malign forces gathered against her and the land of Leptor. But, as the group presses deep into the enigmatic heart of Aptor, easy distinctions between good and evil blur, and somehow the task seems less straightforward. For Argo already owns two of the jewels, and possession of the third would give her unqualified power. And, as the four friends already know, power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Samuel R. Delany - Nova
The balance of galactic power in the 31st century revolves around Illyrion, the most precious energy source in the universe. The varied and exotic crew who sign up with Captain Lorq van Ray know their mission is dangerous, and they soon learn that they are involved in a deadly race with the charismatic but vicious leader of an opposing space federation. But they have no idea of Lorq's secret obsession: to gather Illyrion at source by flying through the very heart of an imploding star.
Samuel R. Delany - Triton
The human race has colonized the outer satellites. One of them is Triton, moon of Neptune, where the ideals of universal prosperity are possible. Yet Earth threatens war… Within this strange climate of complete utopia and certain doom, Bron Helstrom seeks passion and purpose in a gypsy woman whose wisdom and power will forever reverse his life. THE SPIKE: The woman he loves — a wandering playwright from Ganymede. SAM: The man he admires — the handsome, astute chief foreign officer crippled by the responsibility of vast power. LAWRENCE: His confessor — the master of strategic games. CHARO and WINDY: The players — cosmic minstrels of the far future.
Samuel R. Delany - Driftglass
From Ganymede to Gomorrah, a bizarre breed of planet-hopping humans sell their sexless, neutered bodies... so that others may explore the outer limits of sexual perversion. Far beneath the surface of the planet earth, a doomed architect lives out the rest of his years in a hideous life-sustaining coffin... in a world where not dying is the ultimate form of punishment. And in a remote outpost near Canada, a lone cluster of Hell's Angels prepare for the final battle with a society which demands that all men share in the good life... whether they want to or not. This is the universe of Samuel R. Delany. Rooted in the present, projected into the future, it is an existence where anything can happen—and does!
Samuel R. Delany - Babel-17
BABEL-17 is the novel which catapulted Samuel R. Delany into the front rank of sf writers. In the far future, after human civilization has spread through the galaxy, communications begin to arrive in an apparently alien language. They appear to threaten invasion, but in order to counter the threat, the messages must first be understood.
Samuel R. Delany - Menekülés a holt városból
Az emberiség utolsó reménye és menedéke Toromon birodalma volt, amelyet a felelőtlen háborúkban felperzselt radioaktív sivatagtól biztonságosan elzárt a sugárgáz. Ám Toromonnak a Nagy Tűznél is veszélyesebb ellenségei támadtak. A Lángok Ura, a Rossz testetlen esszenciája. A megvadult Nagy Számítógép, amelynek a birodalom katonai komplexumát kellene irányítania. És egy idegen értelem, amely az Űr szakadékain áthatolva új meghódítandó világokat keres. Meg tudja-e állítani a végzet erőit Jon, a sokat szenvedett idealista , összefogva Petrával, a tehetetlen uralkodócsalád renegátjával és a váratlanul felbukkanó, nagyon is egyszerű segítőtársaival? Erről szól a háromszoros Nebula-díjas Samuel R. Delany regénye, amelyben a képzelőerőt az elbeszélés izgalmával ötvözve rajzolja fel a riasztó jövő elgondolkodató látomását.
Samuel R. Delany - The Fall of the Towers
Come and enter Samuel Delany’s tomorow, in this trilogy of high adventure, with acrobats and urchins, criminals and courtiers, fishermen and factory-workers, madmen and mind-readers, dwarves and ducheses, giants and geniuses, merchants and mathematicians, soldiers and scholars, pirates and poets, and a gallery of aliens who fly, crawl, burrow, or swim.
Samuel R. Delany - Dhalgren
A young man arrives in the anarchic city of Bellona, in a near future USA. This world has two moons but could otherwise be our own. The man, known only as 'the Kid', begins to write a novel called Dhalgren that begins where it ends. _Dhalgren_ is about the possibilites of fiction and about the special demands and pleasures of youth culture.
Samuel R. Delany - Silent Interviews On Language, Race, Sex, Science Fiction, and Some Comics
Samuel R. Delany, whose theoretically sophisticated science fiction and fantasy has won him a broad audience among academics and fans of postmodernist fiction, offers insights into and explorations of his own experience as writer, critic, theorist, and gay black man in his new collection of written interviews, a form he describes as a type of "guided essay." Gathered from sources as diverse as Diacritics and Comics Journal, these interviews reveal the broad range of his thought and interests.
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