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Future Primitive (1994) [Anthology]
by Terry Bisson Ernest Callenbach Carol Emshwiller Robinson Jeffers Garry D. Kilworth R. A. Lafferty Ursula K. Le Guin Pat Murphy Paul Park Rachel Pollack Robert Silverberg Gary Snyder Frederick Turner Howard Waldrop Gene Wolfe Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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From the publisher
Ernest Callenbach's classic novel Ecotopia sparked a movement that is growing rapidly around the world. Ecotopians embrace high technology as a a tool for preserving and living gently within the natural environment of Planet Earth.

Kim Stanley Robinson has gathered here in this volume bright tales of Ecotopian futures, as well as a few cautionary ones.


    • "Tomorrow's Song" [poem] by Gary Snyder
  • Part One: Statements of Desire
    • Bears Discover Fire by Terry Bisson
    • In the Abode of the Snows by Pat Murphy
    • Boomer Flats by R.A. Lafferty
  • Part Two: Denial of the Body
    • Hogfoot Right and Bird-Hands by Garry Kilworth
  • Part Three: But What Were They Really Like?
  • Part Four: And Might We Ever Be Like That Again?
    • 'A Story' by John V. Marsh by Gene Wolfe
    • The Bead Woman by Rachel Pollack
    • Chocco by Ernest Callenbach
    • from The New World by Frederick Turner
    • Rangriver Fell by Paul Park
    • Mary Margaret Road-Grader by Howard Waldrop
  • Part Five: Parables
    • Looking Down by Carol Emshwiller
    • Newton's Sleep by Ursula K. Le Guin
    • "Return" [poem] by Robinson Jeffers

Original title: Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionPlanets & SocietiesEcological Systems
FictionScience FictionPoliticalDystopia/Utopia

The following works are contained within this one:
     House of Bones (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Silverberg
     Bead Woman, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Rachel Pollack
     Bears Discover Fire (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Terry Bisson
     Newton’s Sleep (1991) [Short Story]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     New World, the (1985) [Novel]
      Author: Frederick Turner

Edition #1: Future Primitive

Future Primitive (1994)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Kim Stanley Robinson
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Future Primitive (1994)

ISBN: 0312863500

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