Attending Daedalus: Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader

Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe Artifice and the Reader This new study of the fiction of Gene Wolfe one of the most influential contemporary American science fiction writers offers a major reinterpretation of Gene Wolfe s four volume The Book of the New

  • Title: Attending Daedalus: Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader
  • Author: Peter Wright
  • ISBN: 9780853238188
  • Page: 453
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This new study of the fiction of Gene Wolfe, one of the most influential contemporary American science fiction writers, offers a major reinterpretation of Gene Wolfe s four volume The Book of the New Sun and its sequel The Urth of the New Sun After exposing the concealed story at the heart of Wolfe s magnum opus, Wright adopts a variety of approaches to establish that WolThis new study of the fiction of Gene Wolfe, one of the most influential contemporary American science fiction writers, offers a major reinterpretation of Gene Wolfe s four volume The Book of the New Sun and its sequel The Urth of the New Sun After exposing the concealed story at the heart of Wolfe s magnum opus, Wright adopts a variety of approaches to establish that Wolfe is the designer of an intricate textual labyrinth intended to extend his thematic preoccupations with subjectivity, the unreliability of memory, the manipulation of individuals by social and political systems, and the psychological potency of myth, faith and symbolism into the reading experience.

    Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader by Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader Gene Wolfe s four volume plus coda work The Book of the New Sun is widely regarded as one of the greatest works in science fiction, with a setting of great mystery and plot of enormous complexity Since its publication in the s, it has won many admirers, but few detailed examinations, Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader In ATTENDING DAEDALUS Gene Wolfe, Artifice, and the Reader Liverpool University Press, , Peter Wright presents the first critique of academic quality on Wolfe s masterpiece ATTENDING DAEDALUS begins with a general introduction to Wolfe s body of writing, and two of his early stories are explored in depth, Trip, Trap and In the House of Gingerbread. Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader After exposing the concealed story at the heart of Wolfe s magnum opus, Wright adopts a variety of approaches to establish that Wolfe is the designer of an intricate textual labyrinth intended to extend his thematic preoccupations with subjectivity, the unreliability of memory, Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader on Attending Daedalus Book Description This new study of the fiction of Gene Wolfe, one of the most influential contemporary American science fiction writers, offers a major reinterpretation of Gene Wolfe s four volume The Book of the New Sun and its sequel The Urth of the New Sun. Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, artifice and the reader Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, artifice and the reader Peter Wright This new study of the fiction of Gene Wolfe, one of the most influential contemporary American science fiction writers, offers a major reinterpretation of Gene Wolfe s four volume The Book of the New Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader by Secondly, Attending Daedalus was always intended to encourage others to write about Gene Wolfe, whose work deserves attention than it has yet received, despite the efforts of many perceptive, dedicated and enthusiastic Wolfe scholars to foster dialogue and debate. Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader In ATTENDING DAEDALUS Gene Wolfe, Artifice, and the Reader Liverpool University Press, , Peter Wright presents the first critique of academic quality on Wolfe s masterpiece ATTENDING DAEDALUS begins with a general introduction to Wolfe s body of writing, and two of his early stories are explored in depth, Trip, Trap and In the House Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice, and the Reader Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice, and the Reader Liverpool, UK Liverpool University Press , Peter Wright s Attending Daedalus takes as its focus The Book of the New Sun and The Urth of the New Sun , works that represent the thematic, formal, and stylistic center of Wolfe s oeuvre . Attending Dedalus by Peter Wright Fantastic Fiction This study of the fiction of Gene Wolfe, one of the most influential contemporary American science fiction writers, offers a major reinterpretation of Gene Wolfe s four volume The Book of the New Sun and its sequel The Urth of the New Sun. Mapping a Masterwork A Critical Review of Gene Wolfe s Clearly, it is impossible to provide satisfactory justification for considering The Book of the New Sun a masterwork in the space of a short review or to anticipate Attending Daedalus Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader, my own study of Wolfe s fiction to be published by Liverpool University Press in .

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    1. Gene Wolfe's four-volume (plus coda) work The Book of the New Sun is widely regarded as one of the greatest works in science fiction, with a setting of great mystery and plot of enormous complexity. Since its publication in the 1980s, it has won many admirers, but few detailed examinations, and most of what's in print, such as the guides of Andre-Driussi and Borski, are amateurish and self-published. In ATTENDING DAEDALUS: Gene Wolfe, Artifice, and the Reader (Liverpool University Press, 2003), [...]


    2. Attending Daedalus is a collection of scholarly essays on the fiction of Gene Wolfe. It covers nearly all of Wolfe's work up to the mid to late nineties. For hardcore fans of Wolfe, it will be an interesting read. It certainly offered new perspectives on many stories I have read several times. Besides, I enjoy reading literary criticism. I like to see an author's work dissected and analyzed, even if I disagree with half of it. So this is recommended only for hardcore Wolfe fans and lovers of lit [...]



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