Paperback / softback
July 1, 1998
9780819563361
English
149
8.50 Inches (US)
5.38 Inches (US)
.45 Pounds (US)
$13.95 USD, £10.50 GBP
v2.1 Reference
Electronic book text
March 1, 2011
9780819571960
9780819563361
English
149
8.50 Inches (US)
5.38 Inches (US)
$10.99 USD, £7.95 GBP
v2.1 Reference

Einstein Intersection

A nonhuman race reimagines human mythology.

The Einstein Intersection won the Nebula Award for best science fiction novel of 1967. The surface story tells of the problems a member of an alien race, Lo Lobey, has assimilating the mythology of earth, where his kind have settled among the leftover artifacts of humanity. The deeper tale concerns, however, the way those who are "different" must deal with the dominant cultural ideology. The tale follows Lobey's mythic quest for his lost love, Friza. In luminous and hallucinated language, it explores what new myths might emerge from the detritus of the human world as those who are "different" try to seize history and the day.

About the Authors

SAMUEL R. DELANY many prizes include the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to gay and lesbian literature. Wesleyan has published both his fiction and nonfiction, including Atlantis: three tales (1995), Silent Interviews: On Language, Race, Sex, Science Fiction, and Some Comics (1994), Longer Views: Extended Essays (1996), and Shorter Views: Queer Thoughts & the Politics of the Paraliterary. The press has also reissued his classic science fiction and fantasy novels Dhalgren (1996), Trouble on Triton (1996, originally published as Triton), and the four-volume Return to Nevèrÿon series. Delany's non-Wesleyan books include Times Square Red, Times Square Blue (1999), The Mad Man (1995), They Fly at Çiron (1993), and The Motion of Light in Water (1987). NEIL GAIMAN is author of the Sandman comics and of the fantasy novel Neverwhere (1997).

Reviews

"When Delany describes to us what he has seen, what he can compute, adduce, intuit or smell in the underbrush, our reaction is to sit bolt upright and cry out, 'Of course, I have that very wound myself!' The ability to produce this reaction in people is one of the commonly accepted and apparently valid appurtenances of genius . . . I look forward to the explosion reading this will create within you."—A. J. Budrys, Galaxy Magazine

9780819563361 : einstein-intersection-delany-gaiman
Paperback / softback
149 Pages
$13.95 USD
9780819571960 : einstein-intersection-delany-gaiman
Electronic book text
149 Pages
$10.99 USD

Other Titles by Samuel R. Delany

Occasional Views, Volume 2

Samuel R. Delany
Dec 2021 - Wesleyan University Press
$95.00 USD - Hardback
$24.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Occasional Views Volume 1

Samuel R. Delany
Mar 2021 - Wesleyan University Press
$85.00 USD - Hardback
$24.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$19.99 USD - Electronic book text

Letters from Amherst

Samuel R. Delany, foreword by Nalo Hopkinson
Apr 2019 - Wesleyan University Press
$14.99 USD - Electronic book text
$17.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles in FICTION / Science Fiction / General

Typescript of the Second Origin

Manuel de Pedrolo, translated by Sara Martín, OtherKim Stanley Robinson
Mar 2018 - Wesleyan University Press
$17.95 USD - Paperback / softback
$45.00 USD - Hardback

Robur the Conqueror

Jules Verne, edited by Arthur B. Evans, translated by Alex Kirstukas
Jul 2017 - Wesleyan University Press
$29.95 USD - Hardback
$23.99 USD - Electronic book text

Altermundos

edited by Cathryn Josefina Merla-Watson, B. V. Olguin
Apr 2017 - UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press
$24.95 USD - Paperback / softback