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:
Telegraph.co.ukFrom schoolboy jottings to sci-fi master: How a solar eclipse inspired Brian AldissTelegraph.co.ukNow 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
Telegraph.co.ukBrian Aldiss at 90: 'British readers had a prejudice against science fiction'Telegraph.co.ukIn 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 -
Telegraph.co.ukBrian Aldiss: pioneer of British sci-fiTelegraph.co.ukBrian 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 -
Spectator.co.ukBrian Aldiss unpicks the Jocasta complexSpectator.co.ukWhat 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
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