My essay “‘For who can think Submission?’ Miltonian Rebel Angels, Translation as a Tool of Political Control and the Linguistic Turn as Linguistic (R)evolution in China Miéville’s Embassytown” has made it into the print version of the BSFA’s Vector.
Description of issue #290 copypasted from https://vector-bsfa.com/current-issue:
The last two issues of Vector had themes — #288’s ‘Future Economics’ and #289’s ‘African and Afrodiasporic SF’ — but this issue is once more a Deck of Many Things. Andrew Wallace reveals all about judging the Clarke Award. Christina Scholz recounts linguistic revolutions in Milton and Miéville. Stephen Baxter reflects on AI and Thunderbirds and Paul Kincaid discusses the late great Iain [M.] Banks. Katie Stone reviews Sophie Lewis’s Full Surrogacy Now, while Vector Recommends brings you Paul Graham Raven on Nick Harkaway’s Gnomon and Nick Hubble on Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness. We’ve got interviews with Emma Newman and Yoon Ha Lee, and glimpses from SF fandom around the world with reports from WorldCon 2019 and IceCon 2018. We hope you enjoy.
Cover by Andrea Morreau.