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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 'Smudged, Distorted and Hidden' : Apocalypse as Protest in Indigenous Speculative Fiction
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  • Epigraph: I do not like the way we are being treated by successive governments, or the way our histories have been smudged, distorted and hidden, or written for us. I want our people to have books, their own books, in their own communities, and written by our own people. I want the truth to be told, our truths, so, first and foremost, I hold my pen for the suffering in our communities. - Wright, ‘Breaking Taboos’

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    y separately published work icon Science Fiction, Imperialism and the Third World : Essays on Postcolonial Literature and Film Erica Hoagland (editor), Reema Sarwal (editor), Jefferson : McFarland and Company , 2010 Z1887477 2010 anthology criticism 'Though science fiction is often thought of as a Western phenomenon, the genre has long had a foothold in countries as diverse as India and Mexico. These fourteen critical essays examine both the role of science fiction in the third world and the role of the third world in science fiction. Topics covered include science fiction in Bengal, the genre's portrayal of Native Americans, Mexican cyberpunk fiction, and the undercurrents of colonialism and Empire in traditional science fiction. The intersections of science fiction theory and postcolonial theory are explored, as well as science fiction's contesting of imperialism and how the third world uses the genre to recreate itself.' (Publisher's blurb)
    Jefferson : McFarland and Company , 2010
    pg. 99-114
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