- Title Pages
- Notes on Contributors
- 1 Gene Wolfe: An Interview
- 2 An Interview with Gene Wolfe
- 3 An Interview with Gene Wolfe
- 4 Interview: Gene Wolfe ‘The Legerdemain of the Wolfe’
- 5 Riding a Bicycle Backwards: An Interview with Gene Wolfe
- 6 Gene Wolfe in Conversation
- 7 An Interview with Gene Wolfe
- 8 On Encompassing the Entire Universe: An Interview with Gene Wolfe
- 9 Gene Wolfe Interview
- 10 Gene Wolfe Interview
- 11 Peter and the Wolfe: Gene Wolfe in Conversation
- 12 Suns New, Long, and Short: An Interview with Gene Wolfe
- 13 A Magus of Many Suns: An Interview with Gene Wolfe
- 14 Some Moments with the Magus: An Interview with Gene Wolfe
- 15 Books in <i>The Book of the New Sun</i>
- 16 Wolfe's Rules: What You Must Do To Be a Writer
- 17 Balding, Avuncular Gene's Quick and Dirty Guide to Creating Memorable Characters
- 18 Wolfe's Irreproducible Truths about Novels
- 19 Nor the Summers as Golden: Writing Multivolume Works
- 20 What Do They Mean, SF?
- 21 The Special Problems of Science Fiction
- 22 How to be a Writer's Family
- 23 Libraries on the Superhighway – Rest Stop or Roadkill?
- 24 The Handbook of Permissive English
- 25 More than Half of You Can't Read This
- 26 Wolfe's Inalienable* Truths About Reviewing
- 27 A Fantasist Reads The Bible and Its Critics
Gene Wolfe Interview
Gene Wolfe Interview
- (p.101) 9 Gene Wolfe Interview
- Shadows of the New Sun
James B. Jordan
- Liverpool University Press
Jordan's fitful interview with Wolfe ranges across Wolfe's religious and political beliefs, science, the practice of being a novelist, The Book of the New Sun, The Urth of the New Sun, and Wolfe's use of the symbol and notion of the wolf. It is at its most revealing when Jordan discusses the religious dimensions of Wolfe's work – particularly with regard to The Book of the New Sun and There Are Doors – Wolfe's perspective on female and male subjectivity, and his treatment of the pagan world in Soldier of the Mist and Soldier of Arete.
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