Samuel R. Delany Biography

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"Samuel R. Delany," comments Jane Branham Weedman in her study of the author, "is one of today's most innovative and imaginative writers of science fiction." School Library Journal critic John Adams adds, "Delany's not for everyone.... But his writing offers one of the most heady, rewarding experiences in modern fiction today." Considered among the most successful of the New Wave writers of science fiction, a group of English and American authors who emerged in the 1960s and favor stylistic experimentation over traditional narratives, Delany is praised as one of the most gifted authors in the genre as well as one of the few African Americans working in his field to have achieved both critical and popular success. Regarded as a brilliant stylist and compelling storyteller whose complex, often demanding novels and stories have expanded the scope of science fiction, Delany uses elements of mythology, anthropology, psychology, sociology, history...

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