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Read online Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation Award winning translator and author Ken Liu presents a collection of short speculative fiction from China Some stories have won awards some have been included in various Year s Best anthologies some have been well reviewed by critics and readers and some are simply Ken s personal favorites Many of the authors collected here with the obvious exception of Liu Cixin belong to the younger generation of rising stars .

In addition three essays at the end of the book explore Chinese science fiction Liu Cixin s essay i The Worst of All Possible Universes and The Best of All Possible Earths i gives a historical overview of SF in China and situates his own rise to prominence as the premier Chinese author within that context Chen Qiufan s i The Torn Generation i gives the view of a younger generation of authors trying to come to terms with the tumultuous transformations around them Finally Xia Jia who holds the first Ph D issued for the study of Chinese SF asks i What Makes Chinese Science Fiction Chinese i by Ken Liu, Chen Qiufan, Xia Jia, Ma Boyong, Hao Jingfang, Tang Fei, Cheng Jingbo, Liu Cixin

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Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation
Title:Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation
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ISBN:0765384191
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Number of Pages:383
Category:Science fiction, Short stories, Fiction, Anthologies, China
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