奥克塔维亚·E·巴特勒

    Octavia Estelle Butler是一位美国科幻作家。作为雨果奖和星云奖的多位获奖者,她在1995年成为第一位获得麦克阿瑟奖学金的科幻作家。

奥克塔维亚·E·巴特勒(Octavia E. Butler)名言

My race and sex had a great deal more to do with what people believed I could do than with what I actually could do.

我的种族和性别与人们认为我可以做的事情相比,实际上与我可以做的事情更多.

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I used to give up writing like some people would give up smoking.

我曾经像某些人会戒烟那样放弃写作.

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I think people really need to think what it's like to have all of society arrayed against you.

我认为人们真的需要思考让整个社会对您不利的感觉.

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And by the way, I wanted to point out that Kindred is not science fiction. You'll note there's no science in it. It's a kind of grim fantasy.

顺便说一句,我想指出的是Kindred不是科幻小说. 您会注意到其中没有科学. 这是一种严峻的幻想.

奥克塔维亚·E·巴特勒

I wasn't trying to work out my own ancestry. I was trying to get people to feel slavery. I was trying to get across the kind of emotional and psychological stones that slavery threw at people.

我不是在尝试建立自己的祖先. 我试图让人们感到奴隶制. 我试图克服奴隶制对人们的情感和心理影响.

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I was attracted to science fiction because it was so wide open. I was able to do anything and there were no walls to hem you in and there was no human condition that you were stopped from examining.

我很喜欢科幻小说,因为它是如此开放. 我能够做任何事情,没有墙可以围住您,也没有人为的状况阻止您检查.

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I took classes taught by an elderly woman who wrote children's stories. She was polite about the science fiction and fantasy that I kept handing in, but she finally asked in exasperation, 'Can't you write anything normal?'

我参加了由一位写孩子的故事的老妇教的课. 她对我一直坚持的科幻小说和幻想很礼貌,但是最后她气愤地问:“你能写点正常的东西吗? '

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Fantasy is totally wide open; all you really have to do is follow the rules you've set. But if you're writing about science, you have to first learn what you're writing about.

幻想是完全开放的; 您真正要做的就是遵循您设置的规则. 但是,如果您正在撰写有关科学的文章,则必须首先了解您所撰写的文章.

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