Stephen Burt

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3:07 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Author, Feminist, Pioneer: The Unlikely Queen Of Sci-Fi

Originally published on Sun August 11, 2013 11:29 am

Stephen Burt latest book is the poetry collection, Belmont.

We can go to science fiction for its sense of wonder, its power to take us to far-off places and future times. We can go to political fiction to understand injustice in our own time, to see what should change. We may go to poetry — epic or lyric, old or new — for what cannot change, for a sense of human limits, as well as for the music in its words.

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