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The Resource Invisible planets : contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation, translated and edited by Ken Liu

Invisible planets : contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation, translated and edited by Ken Liu

Label
Invisible planets : contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation
Title
Invisible planets
Title remainder
contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation
Statement of responsibility
translated and edited by Ken Liu
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
"The thirteen stories in this collection...add up to a strong and diverse representation of Chinese SF. Some have won awards in translation, some have garnered serious critical acclaim, some have been selected for Year's Best anthologies, and some are simply Ken Liu's personal favorites.To round out the collection, there are several essays from Chinese scholars and authors, plus an illuminating introduction by Ken Liu."--Book jacket
Summary
"The thirteen stories in this collection...add up to a strong and diverse representation of Chinese SF. Some have won awards in translation, some have garnered serious critical acclaim, some have been selected for Year's Best anthologies, and some are simply Ken Liu's personal favorites.To round out the collection, there are several essays from Chinese scholars and authors, plus an illuminating introduction by Ken Liu."--Book jacket
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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10528150
Cataloging source
IHE
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1976-
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Liu, Ken
Dewey number
895.130108
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1976-
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Liu, Ken
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True
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  • Science fiction, Chinese
  • Short stories, Chinese
Target audience
adult
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contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation
Label
Invisible planets : contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation, translated and edited by Ken Liu
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
  • "Thirteen intriguing visions of the future from China"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: China dreams / by Ken Liu -- Chen Quifan. The year of the rat ; The fish of Lijiang ; The flower of Shazui -- Xia Jia. A hundred ghosts parade tonight ; Tongtong's summer ; Night journey of the Dragon-horse -- Ma Boyong. The city of silence -- Hao Jingfang. Invisible planets ; Folding Beijing -- Tang Fei. Call girl -- Cheng Jingbo. Grave of the fireflies -- Liu Cixin. The circle ; Taking care of God -- Essays : The worst of all possible universes and the best of all possible earths: Three-body and Chinese science fiction -- The torn generation: Chinese science fiction in a culture in transition -- What makes Chinese science fiction Chinese?
Control code
000058900752
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780765384195
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961118723
Label
Invisible planets : contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation, translated and edited by Ken Liu
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
  • "Thirteen intriguing visions of the future from China"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: China dreams / by Ken Liu -- Chen Quifan. The year of the rat ; The fish of Lijiang ; The flower of Shazui -- Xia Jia. A hundred ghosts parade tonight ; Tongtong's summer ; Night journey of the Dragon-horse -- Ma Boyong. The city of silence -- Hao Jingfang. Invisible planets ; Folding Beijing -- Tang Fei. Call girl -- Cheng Jingbo. Grave of the fireflies -- Liu Cixin. The circle ; Taking care of God -- Essays : The worst of all possible universes and the best of all possible earths: Three-body and Chinese science fiction -- The torn generation: Chinese science fiction in a culture in transition -- What makes Chinese science fiction Chinese?
Control code
000058900752
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780765384195
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961118723

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