The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction
In this updated edition of the 1992 hardcover, Le Guin addresses the fascinating issues, concepts, challenges, and paradoxes that confront the science fiction writer and reader, drawing on her own ideas and insights to present a book that is wonderfully accessible and thought-provoking. Le Guin is the only author who has won three Nebulas, four Hugos, and the National Book Award.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - antao - www.librarything.com
(Original Review, 1981-04-01) My understanding of close reading was what I described in another review gleaning from Empson, and I never intended to dismiss the idea of finding archetypes in literary ... Read full review
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The essays by Le Guin in this book are mostly forty years old, but still well worth reading. Le Guin's thoughts and concerns about literature are thought-provoking, insightful and well thought out. Read full review