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Cosmos Latinos: An Anthology of Science Fiction from Latin America and Spain (Early Classics of Science Fiction) By Andrea L. Bell Yolanda Molina-Gavilan Cosmos Latinos An Anthology of Science Fiction from Latin America and Spain Early Classics of Science Fiction Opening a window onto a fascinating new world for English speaking readers this anthology offers popular and influential stories from over ten countries chronologically ranging from to the pres
  • Title: Cosmos Latinos: An Anthology of Science Fiction from Latin America and Spain (Early Classics of Science Fiction)
  • Author: Andrea L. Bell Yolanda Molina-Gavilan
  • ISBN: 9780819566348
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Paperback
  • Cosmos Latinos: An Anthology of Science Fiction from Latin America and Spain (Early Classics of Science Fiction) By Andrea L. Bell Yolanda Molina-Gavilan Opening a window onto a fascinating new world for English speaking readers, this anthology offers popular and influential stories from over ten countries, chronologically ranging from 1862 to the present Latin American and Spanish science fiction shares many thematic and stylistic elements with anglophone science fiction, but there are important differences many downplayOpening a window onto a fascinating new world for English speaking readers, this anthology offers popular and influential stories from over ten countries, chronologically ranging from 1862 to the present Latin American and Spanish science fiction shares many thematic and stylistic elements with anglophone science fiction, but there are important differences many downplay scientific plausibility, and others show the influence of the region s celebrated literary fantastic In the 27 stories included in this anthology, a 16th century conquistador is re envisioned as a cosmonaut, Mexican factory workers receive pleasure giving bio implants, and warring bands of terrorists travel through time attempting to reverse the outcome of historical events The introduction examines the ways the genre has developed in Latin America and Spain since the 1700s and studies science fiction as a means of defamiliarizing, and then critiquing, regional culture, history and politics especially in times of censorship and political repression The volume also includes a brief introduction to each story and its author, and an extensive bibliography of primary and secondary works Cosmos Latinos is a critical contribution to Latin American, Spanish, popular culture and science fiction studies and will be stimulating reading for anyone who likes a good story.
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    1. For those interested in exploring science fiction that isn t rooted in American or English culture, try this anthology The book starts with a very good introduction that outlines some of the differences between English language science fiction and its Spanish and Portuguese language counterpart It also describes the various obstacles to sci fi publishing in countries that speak these languages the size of the local economies, the popularity of American English books in translation, and political [...]


    2. Cosmos Latinos edited by Andrea L Bell and Yolanda Molina Gavil n is an unusual entry in the Early Classics of Science Fiction series Instead of focusing on early stories, this anthology looks at science fiction from Latin America and Spain There are a couple of short stories from the 1800s, and a few from 1952 and earlier, but 22 of the stories are from 1964 and later and 8 are from 1989 and later While this series might not be the most appropriate place for this collection, it is a very intere [...]


    3. So much good stuff in here Pepe Rojo s Gray Noise alone is worth the purchase of this book I do hope the editors seriously consider future volumes.


    4. If I can read this and love it then every sci fi fan out there will adore this collection Of course, one of the beautiful aspects of sci fi is the breaking down of boundaries, one that can unite a wide variety of disparate walks of life However, to a certain degree, one would probably think that a historical anthology of science fiction written by just Latin authors would be limited to a rather select interest group It s sort of like using a certain fishing lure that excites the interest of the [...]


    5. Cosmos Latinos, published in July 2003, is the first ever collection of Spanish language science fiction in English and has received unanimously rave reviews with a few buts I m on the side of those who say but I knew there was trouble when I read the introduction, which explained that stories were selected to reflect the historical progression of the genre , geographical and thematic variety , but while overall quality has also been a consideration , it was not the primary one.The anthologists, [...]


    6. This is an anthology of literature translated from Spanish, Portuguese and Catalunyan ranging from the 19th to the 21st centuries Most of the translations were by one of the editors, Andrea Bell, and all of these, to her credit, were fluid in English The other editor, Yolanda Molina Gavil n, and Ted Angell both translated some of the chaotic texts and I believe they did well As to the original stories here s comments on some of them Jer nimo Monteiro, The Glass Goblet, 1964 a post apocalyptic l [...]



    7. One of my favorite short story collections Ideas you d never seen in typical USA speculative fiction, and rarely in Canadian or British A new way of seeing the world.


    8. It was such a pleasure to read this crash course in Latin American and Spanish sci fi I didn t love or even like every story, but I really appreciated being exposed to a wider range of sci fi, and have picked up a few new authors to explore.


    9. I have such an appreciation for non Western read European science fiction It s so rarely represented Finding this volume in the Berkeley Public Library a few years back was wonderful.


    10. I happened upon this while browsing at the library and was excited to pick it up as it ranges over a century of SF writing in Latin America, and contains work by many writers who are beloved by Spanish speaking readers but largely untranslated into English which is unfortunate for me since my Spanish is so limited It s divided into four sections by date 19th century examples from the inception of the genre, stories from 1900 1950, 1960 1980s, and 1980s to the present I have to say the opening se [...]


    11. The Distant Future On the Planet Mars Mechanopolis The Death Star Baby H.P The Cosmonaut The Crystal Goblet A Cord Mad of Nylon and Gold Acronia The Last Refuge Post Boomboom Gu Ta Gutarrak We and Our Own Future When Pilate Said No The Falsifier The Violet s Embryo Brain Transplant The Annunciation A Miscalculation Stuntmind Reaching the Shore First Time Gray Noise Glimmerings on Blue Glass The Day We Went through the Transition Exerion Like the Roses Had to Die


    12. A survey anthology of science fiction short stories by Hispanic and Latino authors from Spain, Mexico, Cuba, and South America, from the early days of science fiction writing to modern day Some very powerful pieces, many of which have a much stronger element of political awareness, analysis and critique than one might expect to find in a representative sampling of North American science fiction writing.


    13. What an awesome collection This one has a permanent place in my library I throw this book in the face of anyone who says science fiction exclusively belongs to Western culture But don t worry, amigos, even the average gringo nerd will thoroughly enjoy the diverse stories collected in Cosmos Latinos I wish they would follow up with a second volume, great stuff


    14. eh I m not sure if I read this carefully enough but the stories were OK There wasn t anything amazingly thought provoking but I did attempt to add my own spin on each scenario I guess that is an engaging book.



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