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by Samuel R. Delany
Author: Samuel R. Delany
Publisher: Paladin; 1st British edition (1990)
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Samuel R. Delany is the author of numerous science fiction books including Dhalgren, other fiction including The Mad Man, as well as the best-selling nonfiction study Times Square Red, Times Square Blue. He lives in New York City and teaches at Temple University.
Samuel R. The Lambda Book Report chose Delany as one of the fifty most significant men and women of the past hundred years to change our concept of gayness, and he is a recipient of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to lesbian and gay literature.
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Award-winning author Samuel R. Delany's riveting autobiography of one of science fiction's most important voices. Delany paints a vivid and co mpelling picture of New York's East Village in the early 60s, a time of unprecedented social transformation. Admittedly I went into "Motion of Light in Water" not knowing what to expect, and I would reason that is the case for most readers " would give me more insight into what it was like to live in NYC's bohemian communities back in the 1960s, which it certainly does to varying degrees.
The Motion of Light in Water: Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village, is an autobiography by science fiction author Samuel R. Delany in which he recounts his experiences as growing up as a gay African American man, as well as some of hi. . Delany in which he recounts his experiences as growing up as a gay African American man, as well as some of his time in an interracial and open marriage with Marilyn Hacker. It describes encounters with Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, and Stokely Carmichael, a dinner with W. H. Auden, and a phone call to James Baldwin.
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Born in New York City's black ghetto Harlem at the start of World War II, Samuel R. Delany married white poet Marilyn Hacker right out of high school. The interracial couple moved into the city's new bohemian quarter, the Lower East Side, in summer 1961. Through the decade's opening years, new art, new sexual practices, new music, and new political awareness burgeoned among the crowded streets and cheap railroad apartments. Beautifully, vividly, insightfully
Samuel R. Delany is the author of numerous science fiction books including Dhalgren, other fiction including The Mad Man, as well . This book is invaluable gay history.
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