Rilke week at Chekhov’s Mistress
Posted October 26, 2007on:
Reginald Shepherd has a new post up On Samuel R. Delaney, in which he discusses the similarities between science fiction and poetry and how Delaney influenced his own work.
At their best, science fiction and poetry have in common the production and presentation of alternative worlds in which the rules, restrictions, and categories of our world don’t apply. It was this freedom from the tyranny of what is, from the domination of the actually existing, that attracted me to both, first science fiction and then poetry.