Posts with Genre


Upcoming Appearance: The Magdalene Feast

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
in which I announce that I will be taking part in live stream broadcast
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SF is Already High Literature

Monday, January 31, 2022
in which I discuss SF as a properly literary genre via Andrew Milner’s Locating Science Fiction
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A Typology of SF Definitions

Monday, January 31, 2022
in which I discuss the three different kinds of SF definitions I have encountered so far
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SF as Constellation

Monday, January 31, 2022
in which I discuss Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr.’s seven beauties of science fiction
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A Historical Definition of SF

Monday, January 31, 2022
in which I describe what I learned from two works by Adam Roberts
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Genre Boundaries: SF and Fantasy

Monday, January 31, 2022
in which I recount a day spent reading Darko Suvin and China Miéville on the difference between SF and Fantasy
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Revisiting Darko Suvin

Monday, January 31, 2022
in which I describe what I (re-)learned today from Darko Suvin’s famous work, Metamorphoses of Science Fiction
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Any Sufficiently Advanced Anything

Saturday, January 30, 2021
in which I turn an Arthur C. Clarke postulate on its head and maybe notice something interesting about the fantastic genres
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About the Fantastic

Friday, January 29, 2021
in which I share my thoughts on the fantastic genres and some details about my novel project The Ghost King
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Form and Function, Emotion and Idea

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
in which I discuss genre and the old conceptions around high and low art
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Foundations

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
in which I describe my foray into the Classics, how it enriched me, and other surprising effects
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