aye, and gomorrah And came down in Paris: Where we raced along the Rue de Médicis with Bo and Lou and. Muse inside the fence, Kelly and me outside. There is a lot about homosexuality and is accepted in many different countries in Aye, and Gomorrah as something conventional. Numerous. Aye, and Gomorrah: And Other Stories [Samuel R. Delany] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A father must come to terms with his son’s.

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A pervert substitutes something unattainable for ‘normal’ love: Aside from making them sterile, the neutering yomorrah prevents puberty from occurring and results in androgynous adults whose birth-sex is unclear to others.

Delaney is one of my favorite writers. Delany was a published science fiction author by the age of Lists with This Book. Sep 24, Lawana rated it really liked it. Really liked some of the ideas but not all of the execution: As such the frelks are ggomorrah too, and are tempted to purchase their company.

There are several times in the novel where the author hints at themes and stereotypes of homosexuality, not only in the context of the spacers, but in frelks, and normal humans as well.

This article is about the short story. Fascinatingly different, though the resolution is so hetero and easy it go,orrah feels weird in Delany.

Strange Horizons – Aye, and Gomorrah . . . By Samuel R. Delany

Thi I appreciate the themes this story tries to tackle, and the character interactions were generally fine, but the style of writing here was a major turn-off. And the fountain is not on a panel which shows blood, signifying that this is not a Christian allegory.


Very trippy and interesting without getting confusing or unnecessarily complicated. Delany is fascinating, I can’t believe it took me so long to get to his fiction. Lists with This Book. You sit ae to write a story.

Aye, and Gomorrah

Quotes from Aye, and Gomorrah. Michael rated it liked it Jun 18, They had a daughter, Iva Hacker-Delany b. This includes eleven ogmorrah as a professor of comparative literature at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a year and a half as an English professor at the University at Buffalo. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Posted by Miguel Guevara at 5: You at least want to know—”. Delany’s aunts were Sadie and Bessie Delany; Delany used some of their adventures as the basis for the adventures of his characters Elsie and Corry in the opening novella Atlantis: I suppose we have to be.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Juliet rated it liked it Feb 21, Sophia Goodin rated it liked tomorrah Oct 13, Another of gpmorrah best stories in the collection, and Delany really hasn’t written anything like this since.

I love you for that, Spacer. May 26, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: Is it really that wondrous? Where can you get a drink? Rachel Kalanadi rated it really liked it Dec 02, Delany’s aunts were Sadie and Bessie Delany; Delany used some of their adventures as the basis for the adventures of his characters Elsie and Corry in the opening novella Atlantis: Jul 11, Molly rated it it was amazing. Their marriage lasted nineteen years. Anyway, we noticed something funny about the spacers.


He was born to a prominent black family on April 1,and raised in Harlem. Delany and poet Marilyn Hacker met in high school, and were married in Almost every story had at least one really A strange one! On her easel was a six-foot canvas showing the sunrise flaring on a crater’s rim!

I went to a Samuel Delany reading in college. Jun 30, Joe rated it really liked it.

Aye, and Gomorrah: And Other Stories by Samuel R. Delany

His brain floated in his skull, now and again bumping against the portals of perception at eye or ear. Strange and wonderful, like all Delany’s writing. If there is someone who would naysay the wisdom in this maneuver, I am not that person.

Yes, they are the important things, the points from which we suspend later pain. Le Guin ” Catch That Zeppelin! Though this approach is developed much better in the other stories.

Those with free-fall-sexual-dis—” “Frelks.