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Author Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- author.

Title The complete Orsinia : Malafrena ; Stories and songs / Ursula K. Le Guin ; Brian Attebery, editor.

Publication Info. New York, NY : The Library of America, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    LEGUIN,URS    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Description xix, 592 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
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Series Library of America ; 281
Library of America ; 281.
Note Color maps on endpapers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin -- Malafrena. In the provinces ; Exiles ; Choices ; The way to Radiko ; Prisons ; The necessary passion ; Malafrena -- Songs. Folk song from the Montayna province -- Red berries (Montayna province) -- The walls of Rákava (Polana province) -- Stories. Orsinian tales. The fountains -- The barrow -- Ile forest -- Conversations at night -- The road east -- Brothers and sisters -- A week in the country -- An die Musik -- The house -- The lady of Moge -- Imaginary countries -- Other stories. Two delays on the Northern Line -- Unlocking the air -- Chronology -- Notes on texts -- Notes.
Summary "Written before Le Guin turned to science fiction, the novel Malafrena is a tale of love and duty set in the central European country of Orsinia in the early nineteenth century, when it is ruled by the Austrian empire. The stories originally published in Orsinian Tales (1976) offer brilliantly rendered episodes of personal drama set against a history that spans Orsinia's emergence as an independent kingdom in the twelfth century to its absorption by the Eastern Bloc after World War II. The volume is rounded out by two additional stories that bring the history of Orsinia up to 1989, the poem 'Folksong from the Montayna Province, ' Le Guin's first published work, and two never before published songs in the Orisinian language."-- Page [4] of cover.
Subject Imaginary places -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Added Author Attebery, Brian, 1951- editor.
Added Title Works. Selections
ISBN 9781598534931 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1598534939 (cloth ; alk. paper)

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