Political Fiction or the Art of the Deal

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What if, instead of science fiction, we called the genre ‘political fiction’? Why are Oulipo’s constraint methods the best to approach the teaching of creativity? Why do writers write about what they write about? Are writers such as Le Guin, Lem, Vonnegut using their ‘imagination’ or just writing down their views on what is there?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligence, Creativity and Fantasy
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2019), October 7-9, 2019, Paris, France
EditorsMário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)978-0-367-27719-2, 978-0-429-29775-5
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event5th International Multidisciplinary Congress PHI 2019: “Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy". - Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France
Duration: 7 Oct 20199 Oct 2019
Conference number: 5


Conference5th International Multidisciplinary Congress PHI 2019: “Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy".
Abbreviated titleIntelligence, Creativity and Fantasy
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  • Science Fiction
  • Political Fiction
  • Creativity

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