The Unreal and the Real Selected StoriesThe Unreal and the Real Selected Stories

"The Unreal and the Real spans the spectrum of fiction from realism through magical realism, satire, science fiction, surrealism and fantasy."--

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

Publisher: Gollancz

ISBN: 1473202868


Page: 352

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THE UNREAL AND THE REAL is a two-volume collection of stories, selected by Ursula Le Guin herself, and spans the spectrum of fiction from realism through magical realism, satire, science fiction, surrealism and fantasy. Volume Two, OUTER SPACE, INNER LANDS, showcases Le Guin's acclaimed stories of the fantastic, originally appearing in publications as varied as AMAZING STORIES, PLAYBOY, the NEW YORKER and OMNI, and contains 20 stories, including modern classics such as the HUGO AWARD-winning 'The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas', NEBULA-nominee 'Nine Lives'; JAMES TIPTREE, JR MEMORIAL AWARD-winner (and HUGO and NEBULA-nominee) 'The Matter of Seggri'; NEBULA AWARD-winner 'Solitude'; and the secret history 'Sur', which was nominated for the HUGO AWARD and included in THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES.

The Unreal and the Real Selected Stories Volume OneThe Unreal and the Real Selected Stories Volume One

The unrealandthe real : selected stories ofUrsulaK. ... E42A6 2012 813'.54dc23 2012036206 The Unreal and theReal: Selected Stories Volume One: Where on Earth isbn: 9781618730343 (trade cloth);9781618730367 (ebook) The Unrealandthe Real: ...

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

Publisher: Small Beer Press

ISBN: 9781618730367


Page: 263

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Praise for Ursula K. Le Guin's short story collections: "It is the author's more serious work that displays her talents best. . . . [A] classy and valuable collection."—Publishers Weekly "A master of the craft."—Neil Gaiman The Unreal and the Real is a two-volume selection of Ursula K. Le Guin's best stories. It is a much-anticipated event and there is no doubt it will delight, amuse, and provoke. Where on Earth explores Le Guin's satirical, risky, political, and experimental earthbound stories. Ursula K. Le Guin has received the PEN–Malamud and National Book Awards, among others. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

The Unreal and the Real Selected StoriesThe Unreal and the Real Selected Stories

Where on Earth explores Le Guin's earthbound stories which range around the world from small town Oregon to middle Europe in the middle of revolution to summer camp.

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

Publisher: Gollancz

ISBN: 1473202833


Page: 304

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The Unreal and the Real is a two-volume collection of stories, selected by Ursula Le Guin herself, and spans the spectrum of fiction from realism through magical realism, satire, science fiction, surrealism and fantasy. Volume One, WHERE ON EARTH, focuses on Le Guin's interest in realism and magical realism and includes 18 of her satirical, political and experimental earthbound stories. Highlights include WORLD FANTASY and HUGO AWARD-winner 'Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight', the rarely reprinted satirical short, 'The Lost Children', JUPITER AWARD-winner, 'The Diary of the Rose' and the title story of her PULITZER PRIZE finalist collection 'Unlocking the Air'.


Owing to the same concept the creator also might have been faking his mind to feel good and ignore the real destruction of his world. The possibility is, that the world of the creator might have been destroyed due to some random ...


Publisher: Saurabh Gupta



Page: 265

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REAL UNREAL COSMOS is a non-fiction, physics & cosmology related book in which we talk about the Simulation Hypothesis i.e in simple words, Have you ever wondered, Who & Where is God? our almight creator that we pray and seek. Is everything that happens with us - our victories, losses & luck already preplanned? The universe in which we live, eat, feel, love, lose, achieve overall EXIST itself only doesn't seem to be real or authentic reality. Whatever we feel or see is just the image that our brain manifests for us to see hence the overall universe we call reality is nothing other than a mere simulation or a fake-world to be precise. We as humans have developed so far in technology that we created so much in this world. But......what if we're not creators but CREATIONS? Just like simple another character in a video game. So, Who is the Creator? REAL UNREAL COSMOS doesn't only just places myths behind facts like mere fantasies or probabilities but provides substantial evidence for why our universe, our cosmos, our reality, our existence is not real. Each chapter in the book provides an evidence or a reason to believe that REALITY IS UNREAL and that's what is REAL UNREAL COSMOS for you. ABOUT THE AUTHOR : SAURABH GUPTA is a Mumbai based Indian 21 years old cosmology & physics enthusiast with a Bachelors in Information Technology. He has a love for gaming and it was while a gaming session which brought upon the whole idea of this book. It took almost 3-5 years of research to complete his book. He is also an aspiring application developer. He always had a craving curiosity to learn, understand and manifest the universe since childhood. Due to his everlasting love for space and craving curiosity for the mysteries of the universe, he began researching in cosmology and theoretical physics as early as when he was in 5th grade. He started to study the universe deeply; and when he was in 5th grade, his love and interest in space rose at an exponential extent. What happened was, he usually kept records of the several satellites and spacecraft and kept on tracking them. And on a particular night he witnessed and observed the ISS (International Space Station) revolving around the earth through the sky and that was the moment which gave that chills of his and the existence of the universe around him.

A Rhetoric of the UnrealA Rhetoric of the Unreal

Certainly what used to be called empirical reality , or the world , seems to have become more and more unreal , and what has long been regarded as unreal is more and more turned to or studied as the only ' true ' or ' another and ...

Author: Christine Brooke-Rose

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521225612


Page: 460

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This 1981 book is a study of wide range of fiction, from short stories to tales of horror, from fairy-tales and romances to science fiction, to which the rather loose term 'fantastic' has been applied. Cutting across this wide field, Professor Brooke-Rose examines in a clear and precise way the essential differences between these types of narrative against the background of realistic fiction. In doing so, she employs many of the methods of modern literary theory from Russian formalism to structuralism, while at the same time bringing to these approaches a sharp critical intuition and sound common sense of her own. The range of texts considered is broad: from Poe and James to Tolkien; from Flann O'Brien to the American postmodernism. This book should prove a source of stimulation to all teachers and students of modern literary theory and genre, as well as those interested in 'fantastic' literature.

Engaged EmancipationEngaged Emancipation

(YV III:55.57) Reality There is the age-old question about what is real and what is unreal, and the YV tackles this question in an interesting way, in part through the fantastic stories that are recounted in the book (e.g., ...

Author: Christopher Key Chapple

Publisher: State University of New York Press

ISBN: 9781438458687


Page: 328

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A wide-ranging analysis of the Mokṣopāya, the Indian literary classic that teaches through storytelling how to enjoy an active, successful, worldly life in a spiritually enlightened way. In the Mokṣopāya (also known as the Yogavāsiṣṭha), an eleventh-century Sanskrit poetic text, the great Vedic philosopher Vasiṣṭha counsels his young protégé Lord Rāma about the ways of the world through sixty-four stories designed to bring Rāma from ignorance to wisdom. Much beloved, this work reflects the philosophy of Kashmir Śaivism. Precisely because all worldly pursuits are dreamlike and fiction-like, the human soul must first come to an experience of non-dualistic, mind-only metaphysics, and after attaining this wisdom, promote moral activism. Engaged Emancipation is a wide-ranging consideration of this work and the philosophical and spiritual questions it addresses by philosophers, Sanskritists, and scholars of religion, literature, and science. Contributors allow readers to walk with Rāma as his melancholy and angst transform into connectivity, peace, and spiritual equipoise. Christopher Key Chapple is Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology at Loyola Marymount University. He is the author or editor of many books, including Yoga and the Luminous: Patañjali’s Spiritual Path to Freedom and Reconciling Yogas: Haribhadra’s Collection of Views on Yoga, both also published by SUNY Press. Arindam Chakrabarti is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. His books include Mahābhārata Now: Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics (coedited with Sibaji Bandyopadhyay).

A Conceptual analytic Study of Classical Indian Philosophy of MoralsA Conceptual analytic Study of Classical Indian Philosophy of Morals

An oft - quoted statement of Śankara , which occurs at more than one place in his writings , asserts in unambiguous terms that Brahman is real and the world unreal . For example , it occurs in his Brahmajñānāvalīmālā .

Author: Rajendra Prasad

Publisher: Concept Publishing Company

ISBN: 8180695441


Page: 496

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Using recontructive ideas available in classical Indian original works, this book makes a departure in the style of modern writings on Indian moral philosophy. It presents Indian ethics, in an objective, secular, and wherever necessary, critical manner as a systematic, down-to-earth, philosophical account of moral values, virtues, rights and obligations. It thereby refutes the claim that Indian philosophy has no ethics as well as the counter-claim that it transcends ethics. It demonstrates that moral living proves that the individual, his society and the world are really real and not only taken to be real for behavioral purposes as the Advaitins hold, the self is amoral being a non-agent, moksa is not a moral value, and the Karmic theory, because of involving belief in rebirth, does not fuarantee that the doer of an action is also the experiencer of its results, contrary to what is commonly held, and Indian ethics can sustain itself even if such notions are dropped. Rajendra Prasad calls Indian ethics organismic because, along with ethical concerns, it also covers issues related to professions, politics, administration, sex, environment, etc. Therefore, in one format it is theoretical and applied, normative and metaethical, humanistic and non-humanistic, etc., of course, within the limits of the then cognitive enquiry.

Franklin Merrell Wolff s Experience and PhilosophyFranklin Merrell Wolff s Experience and Philosophy

Real. and. the. Unreal. We are in a position at this point to arrive at a clearer understanding of what is meant by the “Sangsara” of the Buddhists, the "Maya" of the Vedantists, and the “illusive nature of the phenomenal world" of the ...

Author: Franklin Merrell-Wolff

Publisher: State University of New York Press

ISBN: 9781438412887


Page: 462

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Here is an account of the enlightenment experience and its consequences written by a trained philosopher and mathematician who is also a master of English prose. Merrell-Wolff experienced enlightenment, became established in the state, and wrote clearly about the value and nature of the knowledge he attained. This is a record of transformation in consciousness written during the actual process itself, supplying an unusually intimate view. The author faces the epistemological problem directly—the problem of demonstrating the reality and value of knowledge springing from mystical roots. He gives serious attention to the philosophical and psychological criticism, writing with an eye to the pitfalls indicated by such criticism. He did not write only for those who believe easily.