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The translunar narrative in the Western tradition

by Aaron Parrett

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hampshire, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moon -- In literature,
  • Space flight in literature,
  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-138) and index.

    StatementAaron Parrett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.M58 P37 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p. ;
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3683717M
    ISBN 100754635899
    LC Control Number2003043746

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A considerable portion of his academic work deals with science fiction. "Out of Earth's Cradle: The Translunar Travel Narrative in the Western Tradition." (Mihai Spariosu) University of Georgia. (Mihai Spariosu) University of Georgia.

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Aaron Parrett: The Translunar Narrative in the Western Tradition. Warren Schmaus: Rethinking Durkheim and His Tradition. rev. by Mike Hawkins. 96(3), pp. –   The Vera Historia is not only the first detailed narrative about traveling through space to the moon in the Western tradition, it is also, arguably, the strangest.

On Lucian’s lunar surface we encounter a dizzying litany of bizarre beasts: three headed vultures, grass-bodied birds with wings of giant leaves, elephant-sized fleas, half women half grapevine beings from whom a kiss would send. Parrett is the author of The Translunar Narrative in the Western Tradition as well as numerous stories that have been featured in lit mags around the nation.

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