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Trouble on Triton: An Ambiguous Heterotopia Trouble on Triton: An Ambiguous Heterotopia by Samuel R. Delany
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“Everytime you read, you are walking among the dead, and, if you are listening, you just might hear prophecies.”
Kathy Acker, Trouble on Triton: An Ambiguous Heterotopia
“The fantasy/reality confusion...it's just marvelous in her work. I mean, there, it's practically like what we do, the fantasy working as a sort of metalogic, with which she can solve real, aesthetic problems in the most incredible ways -- I was actually in a few of her productions last year, a sort of ersatz member of the company. But finally I just had to get out. Because when that fantasy seeps into the reality, she just becomes an incredibly ugly person. She feels she can distort anything that occurs for whatever purpose she wants. Whatever she feels, that's what is, as far as she's concerned. But then, I suppose...' Bron laughed at the ground, then looked up: they'd just left the Plaza -- 'that's the right we just fought a war to defend. But Audri, when someone abuses that right, it can make it pretty awful for the rest of us.”
Samuel R. Delany, Trouble on Triton: An Ambiguous Heterotopia
“Everything in a science-fiction novel should be mentioned at least twice (in at least two different contexts).”
Samuel R. Delany, Trouble on Triton: An Ambiguous Heterotopia
“Your problem, you see, is that essentially you are a logical pervert, looking for a woman with a mutually compatible logical perversion.”
Samuel R. Delany, Trouble on Triton: An Ambiguous Heterotopia