Science Fiction: slavery stereotypes, and a new M. John Harrison

 作者:郇鳆岈     |      日期:2017-04-17 01:01:00
Hilary Walker/Millennium Images, UK By Abigail Nussbaum THE generation ship story has been enjoying a minor resurgence in recent years. Writers like Kim Stanley Robinson and James Smythe have used its confined setting to convey feelings of claustrophobia, and to explore what happens when humanity tries to craft a habitat and society from scratch. In her debut An Unkindness of Ghosts, Rivers Solomon uses the generation ship setting to craft a challenging narrative of inescapable racial prejudice. In an explicit rejection of sci-fi’s typical futurism,