Ursula K. Le Guin


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in Berkeley, California, The United States
October 21, 1929

Died
January 22, 2018

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Ursula K. Le Guin published twenty-two novels, eleven volumes of short stories, four collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation, and has received many awards: Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud, etc. Her recent publications include the novel Lavinia, an essay collection, Cheek by Jowl, and The Wild Girls. She lived in Portland, Oregon.

She was known for her treatment of gender (The Left Hand of Darkness, The Matter of Seggri), political systems (The Telling, The Dispossessed) and difference/otherness in any other form. Her interest in non-Western philosophies was reflected in works such as 'Solitude' and 'The Telling' but even more interesting are her imagined societies, often
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How It Seems To Me
By Ursula K. Le Guin, read by Neil Gaiman
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4.09 avg rating — 75,917 ratings — published 1970 — 134 editions
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“Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.”
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Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader and the Imagination

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
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Oldtimer - Klasik Okuma Grubu - Mayıs 2018 Modern Klasiklerden Anketi

Mayıs 2018'de aşağıdaki modern klasiklerden hangisini okuyalım?

 
  6 votes 10.5%

Ursula K. Le Guin - Mülksüzler, 1974, 378 sayfa
 
  6 votes 10.5%

Vladimir Nabokov - Lolita, 1955, 364 sayfa
 
  5 votes 8.8%

 
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Virginia Woolf - Deniz Feneri, 1927, 248 sayfa
 
  4 votes 7.0%

Harper Lee - Bülbülü Öldürmek, 1960, 355 sayfa
 
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Sylvia Plath - Sırça Fanus, 1963, 275 sayfa
 
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Samuel Beckett - Murphy, 1938, 196 sayfa
 
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Sabahattin Ali - Kuyucaklı Yusuf, 1937, 222 sayfa
 
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Andrei Platonov - Çevengur, 1928, 416 sayfa
 
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Karl Ove Knausgård - Kavgam, 2009, 492 sayfa
 
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Nathanael West - Çekirgenin Günü, 1939, 190 sayfa
 
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