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SO LONG BEEN DREAMING POST-COLONIAL SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY NALO HOPKINSON & UPPINDER MEHAN, EDITORS Arsenal Pulp Press
So Long Been Dreaming has been a long time coming. Edited by writer Nalo Hopkinson and literature scholar Uppinder Mehan, it is a collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories from post-colonial writers. Hopkinson writes that "one of the most familiar memes of science fiction is that of going to foreign countries and colonizing the natives ... and for many of us, that is not a thrilling adventure story; it's non-fiction and we are on the wrong side of the strange-looking ship that appears out of nowhere."
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