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The Big Trip Up Yonder by Kurt Vonnegut, Science Fiction, Literary (edição 2011)
por Kurt Jr. Vonnegut (Autor)
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The Big Trip Up Yonder por Kurt Vonnegut
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Slaughterhouse-Five / Welcome to the Monkey House / Cat's Cradle / Jailbird por Jr. Kurt Vonnegut (indirecta)
5 by Kurt Vonnegut jr. (5 volumes) (Cat's Cradle, The Sirens of Titan, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Welcome To The Monkey House, Slaughterhouse Five) por Kurt Vonnegut (indirecta)
Novels & Stories 1950-1962: Player Piano / The Sirens of Titan / Mother Night / Stories por Kurt Vonnegut
The editor of GALAXY magazine, Horace Gold, was obsessed with social trends and their extrapolation. The prototypical GALAXY story (often parodied in the magazine itself) would take a present-day, often overlooked trend, fad or demographic fact and posit a society in which they had become dominant. Thus Fred Pohl's THE MIDAS PLAGUE in which obsessive consumerism and its unpleasant acquisitiveness had become negative social values. Thus Damon Knight's BACKWARD TURN BACKWARD in which the lifespan reversed (from grave to cradle) becomes a mockery of 1950's youth obsession. And thus THE BIG TRIP UP YONDER (January 1954) in which the increasing of the lifespan has led to a future America in which the old dominate simply because they will not die and yield their share of the diminishing stock of possessions...a circumstance which leads to the inevitable infantilism of the deprived younger generations. THE BIG TRIP UP YONDER is the second and last of the two stories which Kurt Vonnegut, a struggling mainstream writer and reluctant presence in science fiction, sold to GALAXY magazine. Characteristic of Vonnegut's work, it is framed as comedy but is deathly serious and confronts the issue of overextended mortality with unbending grimness. Vonnegut spent no more time hanging around the genre science fiction markets; it was another 18 years before THE BIG SPACE F--- appeared in AGAIN, DANGEROUS VISIONS and only did so because Vonnegut and that famous original anthology's editor, Harlan Ellison, were old friends.
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)813.54 — Literature American and Canadian American fiction 20th Century 1945-1999
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