The political schism between Chinese science fiction and fantasy

The current special issue of Science Fiction Studies is entirely devoted to exploring Chinese science fiction. Few western readers are familiar with Chinese contributions to the genre, though SF has been popular in China since the early twentieth century. Chinese SF scholar Yan Wu writes in the introduction to the… » 2/11/13 4:07pm 2/11/13 4:07pm

A Thousand Science Fiction Stories Bloom In China

Chinese science fiction is entering a new "golden age," after decades of being suppressed by the Communist government. Science Fiction World is one of China's most popular magazines, with a circulation of up to 500,000. But there's still not much Chinese scifi translated into English, except for a 1989 anthology, … » 1/16/08 10:40am 1/16/08 10:40am