Oryx & Crake “Towering and intrepid…Atwood does Orwell one better.” — The New Yorker “Though it does deal with old age, memories of youth, late-life fame and faded glories, Stone Mattress is charged with a delightful cheekiness, as well as a full awareness of the subjectivity of notions of justice and value.
"Oryx and Crake" is a magnificent work of literary science fiction and Postmodernist criticism. Atwood creates a dystopia vision referencing Gore Vidal's "Kalki" and Capek's "R.U.R" combined with William Gibson's dark perspective of Late Capitalism run amok. It is also an homage to the beauty of vocabulary and its essentialness to human culture:
Margaret Eleanor Atwood (Ottawa, 18 novembre 1939) è una poetessa, scrittrice e ambientalista canadese.. Prolifica critica letteraria e attivista, è stata vincitrice del premio Arthur C. Clarke e del Premio Principe delle Asturie per la letteratura, e soprattutto due volte del prestigioso Booker Prize (finalista per cinque volte, vincitrice con L'assassino cieco nel 2000 e con I testamenti ...
Margaret Eleanor Atwood (Ottawa, 18 de noviembre de 1939) es una poeta, novelista, crítica literaria, profesora y activista política canadiense.Es miembro del organismo de derechos humanos Amnistía Internacional y una de las personas que presiden BirdLife International, en defensa de las aves.
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Timothy Irving Frederick Findley OC OOnt (October 30, 1930 – June 20, 2002) was a Canadian novelist and playwright. He was also informally known by the nickname Tiff or Tiffy, an acronym of his initials.
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