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  Ciencia y luz|Ficción científica - Diario
Diario de Xalapa (Comunicado de prensa)Ciencia y luz|Ficción científicaDiario de Xalapa (Comunicado de prensa)Por su parte, Brian Aldiss, otro maestro del género, considera que Frankenstein, novela escrita en 1818 por Mary Shelley, es la primera obra de ciencia ficción auténtica. Acercarse a la literatura desde la perspectiva científica o aproximarse a la ...
Posted on 21 March 2017 | 4:18 am
  From schoolboy jottings to sci-fi master: schoolboy jottings to sci-fi master: How a solar eclipse inspired Brian a recently discovered trove of early jottings has revealed that Brian Aldiss was inspired to begin writing science fiction by a total eclipse of the sun he witnessed as a 14-year-old schoolboy at a Devon boarding school. In 1939, in awe of what he ...
Posted on 9 July 2016 | 7:11 am
  Brian Aldiss at 90: 'British readers had a Aldiss at 90: 'British readers had a prejudice against science fiction' 2000 Aldiss was named a grand master by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. The four volumes of The Brian Aldiss Collection: The Complete Short Stories: The 1960s have just been republished by Harper Voyager. He lives in Headington, ...
Posted on 31 October 2015 | 1:04 am
  Brian Aldiss: pioneer of British sci-fi - Aldiss: pioneer of British Aldiss, one of the pioneers of British science fiction, has written or edited more than 100 books. He has met Dylan Thomas, John Masefield and T S Eliot, been a drinking buddy of Kingsley Amis (“Kingsley would land one in a lot of trouble, I have ...
Posted on 9 August 2015 | 6:32 am
  Brian Aldiss unpicks the Jocasta complex - Aldiss unpicks the Jocasta if the gods of Greek myth had parallels with Freud's notion of the unconscious? This is just one idea explored in Brian Aldiss's sassy retelling of the stories of two prominent women of Thebes. In two novellas, Jocasta, Wife and Mother and ...
Posted on 21 January 2015 | 8:23 pm
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  Top 10 facts about science fiction
6. According to Vladimir Nabokov, Shakespeare’s The Tempest was science fiction. 7. The first US edition of Nabokov’s novel Lolita was published on Brian Aldiss’s birthday in 1958. 8. The first bowler to take four wickets in consecutive balls in ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 8:04 am
  Hollywood’s continuing Frankenstein
Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound, adapted from a Brian Aldiss revision, was about half as good as it should have been. Then there are a lot of terrible, terrible movies — few worse than last year’s execrable I, Frankenstein. Who will save us from ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 2:51 am
  Brian Aldiss takes a trip to the future for
The place looked vaguely familiar. There I stood, or stumbled rather, looking about me. There were those plastic telescope-like things, there were the screens, the ranks of switches, the TV remotes, the yards of cream cable, the objects for which I had no ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Birmingham Mail Nostalgia - A look back at
Brian Aldiss, science fiction writer, 90; Roman Polanski, film director, 82; Robert Redford, actor, 79; Madeleine Stowe, actress, 57; Denis Leary, actor, 58, Edward Norton, actor, 46; Christian Slater, actor, 46; Mika, singer/songwriter, 32. British ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 10:00 am
  Brian Aldiss unpicks the Jocasta complex
The Friday Project, pp.222, £9.99, ISBN: 9780007482146 What if the gods of Greek myth had parallels with Freud’s notion of the unconscious? This is just one idea explored in Brian Aldiss’s sassy retelling of the stories of two prominent women of Thebes.
Posted on 23 January 2015 | 4:00 pm
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  MichaelTripper: Nice! Now read The Long
MichaelTripper: Nice! Now read The L^%g Afterno^% of Earth by Brian Aldiss #Spinach becomes beating heart
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:22 pm
  HBSIT: 'The Canopy of Time' by Brian Aldiss.
HBSIT: 'The Canopy of Time' by Brian Aldiss. Art - unknown. This copy is quite water damaged! #vintagescifi
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:22 pm
  DecisionInvPDCC: "Whatever creativity
Decisi^!%InvPDCC: "Whatever creativity is, it is in part a soluti^!% to a problem." - Brian Aldiss (1925 - ), English Author #quote
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:22 pm
  SimonMagus: @CharlotteGore did you read
Sim!&#Magus: @CharlotteGore did you read Brian Aldiss's 'Primal Urge'? Lovely take !&# this debate - %*& not fear though.
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:22 pm
  admrl_ironbombs: RT @HBSIT: 'The Airs of
admrl_ir^~^~bombs: RT @HBSIT: 'The Airs of Earth' by Brian Aldiss. Art - Bruce Penningt^~^~. #vintagescifi
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:22 pm
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  Open Question: How old do you think brian
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 2:58 pm
  Resolved Question: Good sci-fi novel
I just finished playing the Mass Effect trilogy (including the four novels) and I need more sci-fi! I've read some of the older classics like Dune but what I really need is something more recent with heavy science in it, no matter how fictional or even absurd. Mass Effect for example had alien communities, galactic teleportation and even biotic superpowers but everything had science behind it! PS: I prefer something about space but not necessesarily, as long as it's sci-fi and totally geeky :D Thanks in advance to everyone that answers!
Posted on 4 June 2014 | 9:07 pm
  Resolved Question: Trying to remember the
There are two short fiction horror stories I cannot recall the name or what collection they were apart of. I thought they were apart of a Stephen King novel, but I can't find them in any of his collections. The first story is about a man obsessed with some form of exercise (weight lifting or chin ups.) The man starts to amputate his limbs for the benefit of weighing less. He visits a surgeon frequently, in the end he amputates all fingers or his arm where he cannot do the exercise anymore. The second story is about a man who owes a large amount of money to some mob. He is given the option of placing his hand on a red hot stove burner for 10 seconds to pay his debt. Turns out he can't do it, very gross and detailed that's why I believe it is Stephen King. I do believe they are from the same book. Please help thank you.
Posted on 21 March 2014 | 8:58 pm
  Resolved Question: Years ago I read a short
Some of the characters were Lily Yo, Flor and Band Appa Bondi. Can anyone tell me where to find this story?
Posted on 11 August 2012 | 1:57 pm
  Resolved Question: Can any SF fans recommend
Preferably written within the last 10 years or so? Thank you.
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