STARBOARD WINE: more notes on the language of science fiction.
Edition: First printing.
Pleasantville, NY: Dragon, (1984). SIGNED hardcover first edition - As Delany notes, this book contains a baker's dozen of disparate pieces - pieces in which he explores the implications of his assertion that science fiction is not about the future. Rather, it uses the future as a means of talking about the present and its potentiality. Includes analyses of works by Joanna Russ, Robert Heinlein, Theodore Sturgeon, and Thomas M. Disch, and more. SIGNED by Delany on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. Notes, 244 pp.
Condition: Ex-library with very few markings, overall near fine in black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover, no dust jacket as issued.