BONUS: Joan Gordon talks about Gene Wolfe, and 1.6 “The Master of the Curators” from The Shadow of the Torturer, The Book of the New Sun
Oct 13th, 2019 by ReReading Wolfe
Joan Gordon, Gene Wolfe scholar, talks about Gene Wolfe's career and works, the Library of Nessus, and Master Ultan
Also, appended to the end of this episode (1:04 mark) is a hidden track where James shares a comprehensive theory of "The Fifth Head of Cerberus."
People and Things discussed in this episode:
- Joan Gordon: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?24015
- Books by Robert Borski: Solar Labyrinth, The Long and the Short of It, and multiple chapbooks from Sirius Fiction
- Peter Wright: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?24015
- Brian Attebury: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?10790
- Bill Johnson: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?11198
- Jose Luis Borges: https://www.famousauthors.org/jorge-luis-borges
- Nigel Price is the co-founder of Ultan's Library: https://ultan.org.uk/
- The Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' Workshop
- Joanna Russ review of Operation Aries:
- Klein bottle:
Informally, it is a one-sided surface which, if traveled upon, could be followed back to the point of origin while flipping the traveler upside down.
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- Intro from "The Alligator", Annihilation soundtrack
- Outro #1:From "I've Got a Theory" from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
- Outro #2: From "Mr. Roboto" by Styx
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