Gerry Canavan

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The Life and Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman

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“‘Dhalgren’ is like the ‘Gravity’s Rainbow’ or the ‘Ulysses’ of science fiction,” says fantasy and sci-fi novelist Gregory Frost (“Shadowbridge”).

And it is no less controversial than Thomas Pynchon and James Joyce’s respective masterpieces: Legendary scribe Philip K. Dick called “Dhalgren” “a terrible book (that) should have been marketed as trash.”

Presenting a profile of the great Samuel Delany.

Written by gerrycanavan

April 9, 2009 at 3:25 pm

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