The Lit-SF Debate Has Become A Trope In Its Own Right

Yet another literary boffin has said science fiction novels can't be literary, and it's (not surprisingly) sparked some controversy. Benjamin Kunkel in Dissent Magazine wrote a long exegesis on the difference between SF and literature — in a nutshell, literature has more complex characters and trickier dilemmas about… » 12/18/08 1:00pm 12/18/08 1:00pm