Posts Tagged "clavis aurea: a review of short fiction"

Clavis Aurea #29 (Lisa L. Hannett, Zen Cho, Catherynne M. Valente)

by on Jun 4, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

In a lot of more literary speculative fiction, the monsters are allegorical. Familiar creatures can be taken as shorthand for particular themes – unicorns for innocence, dragons for power and so on – in order to invoke a complex cultural history with the clever insertion of a symbol....

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Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction

by on Sep 2, 2014 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

The best thing about flash fiction is that it is exactly the right length to read on the subway; underground with no WiFi. When Daily Science Fiction recently announced that they would stop running their longer stories on Fridays, I had to admit I was relieved. Dangling from a crossbar...

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Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction

by on Aug 4, 2014 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

I am of the opinion that Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago is the greatest post–apocalyptic novel ever written. It has everything: the collapse of a great empire, a world–spanning war, an apocalyptic winter, a gritty civil war, ruined cities, post–industrial scrounging, wilderness...

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