A Stanislaw Lem Reader
Northwestern University Press, Nov 12, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 129 pages
This collection assembles in-depth and insightful writings by and about, and interviews with, one of the most fascinating writers of the twentieth century. Anyone interested in Lem's provocative and uncompromising view of literature's role in the contemporary cultural environment, and in Lem's opinions about his own fiction, about the relation of literature to science and technology, and the dead ends of contemporary culture, will be fascinated by this eclectic collection.
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Page 119 - Iskry, 1961. Memoirs Found in a Bathtub. Trans Michael Kandel and Christine Rose. New York: Avon, 1976(1961).
Page 121 - Rottensteiner. In Science Fiction. The Other Side of Realism, ed. Thomas Clareson. Bowling Green, Ohio: Popular, 1971. "Letter." Science Fiction Commentary 26 (1972): 28-30, 89-90. "Letter." Science Fiction Commentary 29 (1972): 10-12. "Culture and Futurology" Polish Perspectives 16 (1973): 30-38. "On the Structural Analysis of Science Fiction
Page 120 - Microworlds: Writings on Science Fiction and Fantasy. Ed. Franz Rottensteiner. San Diego: Harcourt, 1984.
Page 121 - In Science Fiction: The Other Side of Realism. Ed. Thomas Clareson. Bowling Green: Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1971. 29-52. Lem, Stanislaw. A Perfect Vacuum. Trans. Michael Kandel. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983. . Chain of Chance. Trans. Louise Iribane. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984. . "Chance and Order.