Ursula Le Guin

Estrategias de legitimación de la ciencia ficción en Cuba: estudio de un fracaso.

Estrategias de legitimación de la ciencia ficción en Cuba: estudio de un fracaso.

A discussion of three periods in Cuban science fiction. Read More »

CIENCIA FICCION NEOINDIGENISTA EN BOLIVIA

CIENCIA FICCION NEOINDIGENISTA EN BOLIVIA

An overview of the theory and practice of Spanish language neo-indigenous science fiction. Read More »

Improbable Interviews – Cherith Baldry

Improbable Interviews – Cherith Baldry

An interview with Cherith Baldry, one of the contributors to the anthology Improbable Botany. Read More »

La SF et la société de l’information

La SF et la société de l’information

La société de l’information qui se développe depuis quarante ans transforme radicalement nos vies rendant les vieilles idéologies issues de la société industrielle inadaptées à résoudre bon nombre des problèmes que rencontre aujourd’hui ... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Beyond Earthsea

Asni’s Art Blog: Beyond Earthsea

The only book by Ursula Le Guin, outside the Earthsea series, which has received consistent attention from artists and illustrators is The Left Hand of Darkness. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 5)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 5)

By and large, the illustrators on DeviantArt are far more respectful of how the characters are described by the author, than the professional illustrators responsible for the various cover versions. Read More »

Sapper: A New Literary Movement & Manifesto

Sapper: A New Literary Movement & Manifesto

I don’t know why, but whenever I hear the word “manifesto”, I’m always reminded of Italian food.  “Do you want grated parmesan on your Manifesto?”  “Hmmmm, I never saw Manifesto made with Alfredo sauce before... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 4)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 4)

In this post, I would like to introduce my own visual interpretation of Earthsea and its places and characters Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 3)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 3)

I picked up the animated movie version from Studio Ghibli and was delighted to see Tenar pop up again. There must be a fourth book then! Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 2)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 2)

Some of the blunt, knee-jerk assumptions that are made in much fantasy art are less obvious, and therefore more insidious. These are often assumptions about gender roles, and ethnicity. Read More »

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