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|literature||California||1971||Dick, Philip K. Valis. New York: Bantam (1981); pg. 33.||Pg. 33: "In Mircea Eliade's book Myth and Reality one chapter is titled, 'Time Can Be Overcome.' It is a basic purpose of mythic ritual and sacrament is to overcome time. " [More Eliade: pg. 38, 110]; Pg. 37: Yeats; Pg. 51: "Apollonius of Tyana, Paul of Tarsus, Simon Magus, Paracelsus, Boehme and Brune. "; Pg. 53: Xenophanes of Colophon; Pg. 55: On the Origin of the World; Pg. Goethe's Faust Part One; Pg. 107: Xenophanes; Pg. 126: "Wordsworth's 'Ode' carries the sub-title: 'Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood.' " [More]; "Paul Williams--not the singer, but the writer. "; Pg. 165: Heraclitus; Pg. 191: T.S. Eliot|
|literature||California||1971||Matheson, Richard. Bid Time Return. New York: Viking Press (1975); pg. 24.||Pg. 24: "And in one of the cases is a program for a play performed in the hotel theater (wherever that was) on November 20, 1896; The Little Minister by J. M. Barrie, starring an actress named Elise McKenna. Next to the program... "; Pg. 29: John Fraser: Luminaries of the American Theatre|
|literature||California||1971||Matheson, Richard. Bid Time Return. New York: Viking Press (1975); pg. 30.||[Looking at a book about 'Elise McKenna', i.e. Maude Adams.] "Next to that is a shot of her as Peter Pan (she did play it, then), wearing what looks like an army camouflage suit and a feathered hat, blowing those same pipes that are being blown by Pan on that wooden chair downstairs.
In the bottom row are photographs of her as other characters she played: L'Aiglon, Portia, Juliet... a rooster yet in Chanticleer. " [Many other literary refs., particularly to stage plays, not in DB.]
|literature||California||1972||Dick, Philip K. "The Android and the Human " in The Dark-Haired Girl. Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing (1988; c. 1972); pg. 129.||Pg. 129: Thomas Paine; Pg. 151: "At the end of life the old man in one of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales 'goes about both morning and late and knocks...' "; Spinoza|
|literature||California||1972||Dick, Philip K. "The Evolution of a Vital Love " in The Dark-Haired Girl. Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing (1988; c. 1972); pg. 173.||Pg. 173: Goethe|
|literature||California||1972||Dick, Philip K. The Dark-Haired Girl. Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing (1988; c. 1972); pg. 63.||"Heine, the great Jewish-German poet, wrote: "|
|literature||California||1972||Dick, Philip K. Valis. New York: Bantam (1981); pg. 31.||Pg. 25: "Being involved with literature, I recommended he read the English seventeenth century minor metaphysical poets such as Vaughan and Herbert:
'He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where,
He says it is so far
That he hath quite forgot how to go there.'
Which is from Vaughan's poem 'Man.' As nearly as I could make out, Fat had devolved to the level of those poets, and had, for these become an anachronism. "; Pg. 31: "Thus says Edward Hussey, Lecturer in Ancient Philosophy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College, in his book THE PRESOCRATICS, published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1972, pages 37-38. In all my reading I have... " [more from this work, pg. 31.]
|literature||California||1972||Wolfe, Bernard. "Monitored Dreams and Strategic Cremations " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 306.||Pg. 306: "Others were hard at work composing meticulous recreations of Joyce, Hemingway, Kafka, J. P. Donleavy, Dylan Thomas, not to mention, though I'm obliged to, O. Henry and Albert Payson Terhune. "; Pg. 332: Hemingway|
|literature||California||1975||Dick, Philip K. "Man, Android and Machine " in The Dark-Haired Girl. Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing (1988; c. 1975); pg. 212.||Pg. 212: Joyce's Finnegan's Wake|
|literature||California||1975||Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. 192.||Pg. 192: Menotti; Pg. 195: Delmore Schwartz; Pg. 196: Henry Vaughan; Pg. 222: Hume; Pg. 224: James Joyce|
|literature||California||1982||Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. Lawrence.||Pg. 5: [Frontispiece] "An Ode for him " by Robert Herrick, 1648, quoted entirely.; Pg. 9: The Remembrance of Things Past; Pg. 12: "'Death in live,' Barefoot said, 'and life in death; two modalities, like yin and yang, of one underlying continuum. Two faces--a 'holon,' as Arthur Koestler terms it. You should read Janus. "; Pg. 12: Emily Dickinson; Pg. 16: The Green Cover; Pg. 19: Yeats; Aldous Huxley; "I wrote that to the famous New York Literary Establishment author Jane Marion... "; Pg. 45: "'...The witch in Purcell's Dido and Aenaes.' " (also pg. 166); Pg. 57: "Upon reading Schiller's Wallenstein Trilogy... "; Pg. 58: "The third play in Schiller's trilogy, The Death of Wallenstein... " (also pg. 73); Pg. 76: Goethe; Schiller; Pg. 94: John Donne; Pg. 115: Yeats; Pg. 135-137: Goethe's Faust; Schiller; Pg. 139: Fourth Eclogue of Virgil (also pg. 158-159); Pg. 147: Aeschylus; Pg. 178-180: Wozzeck; Pg. 186: D. H. Lawrence|
|literature||California||1994||Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1977); pg. 47.||Pg. 47: L. A. Times [Also pg. 78.]|
|literature||California||1994||Ing, Dean. Spooker. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1995); pg. 67.||Pg. 67-68: Barefoot in the Park; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf; Pg. 107: "...a paperback by Abbie Hoffman entitled Steal This Book. "; Pg. 135: A Flea in Her Ear|
|literature||California||1995||Bonta, Vanna. Flight. San Diego, CA: Meridian House (1995); pg. 225.||"...Sandra mentally jeered at Mendle, hating the way the girl talked. She looks and sounds like some Marilynesque deep-space version of Pollyanna and Flash Gordon combined. "|
|literature||California||1995||Powers, Tim. Earthquake Weather. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 13.||"...old paperback copy of Ian Fleming's On Her Majesty's Secret Service. " (also pg. 171.)|
|literature||California||1995||Powers, Tim. Earthquake Weather. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 20.||Pg. 20: "...flipping through the pages of her battered copy of Kardec's Selected Prayers. Among the other books she had tossed onto the couch were Reichenbach's Letters on Od and Magnetism, and a spiral-bound notebook with a version of Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida hand-copied onto it, and a paperback copy of Guillermo Ceniza-Bendiga's Cunjuro del Tobaco. "; Pg. 38: "Gregory Peck on Moby Dick's back " [Many other literary refs., not in DB.]|
|literature||California||1999||Cerasini, Marc. Godzilla 2000. New York: Random House (1997); pg. 191.||"...and a few shopkeepers were in Jack London Square, a section of Oakland's docks named to honor the city's most famous citizen and the author of The Call of the Wild. " [More about Jack London Square. Also pg., 323]|
|literature||California||2000||Ing, Dean. Loose Cannon. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (2000); pg. 61.||Pg. 59: Baron Munchhausen; Pg. 61: Ulysses; Pg. 81: "when his firs wife described his sex life as 'the rapes of McGrath.' " [The Grapes of Wrath]|
|literature||California||2160||Dick, Philip K. The Game-Players of Titan. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall (1979; c. 1963); pg. 20.||Pg. 20: "'You'd like that, a lot of ceremony. Like Pooh-bah in the Mikado. Lord High Honorary Bindman...' "; Pg. 27: "'That would be a vug which calls itself U.S. Cummings' " [a character named for e.e. cummings. Many refs. to this char, not in DB.]; Pg. 66: "There stood a lean, tall young Terran and, beside him, a vug. The Terran said, 'I'm Wade Hawthorne.' He produced a black-backed leather wallet, which contained their identification; the vug merely rested in its customary fashion... Stitched to it was the name-thread E.B. Black. " [Many refs. throughout the rest of the novel to these to police officers, who are named for authors E.B. White and Nathaniel Hawthorne.]|
|literature||California: Berkeley||1995||Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 107.||Pg. 107: "Bertrand Russell ran through his mind, too--a Noble laurreate in 1950. "; Pg. 226: [children's books] Put Me in the Zoo; Little Miss Contrary; "a Sesame Street book called Grover's Big Day "|
|literature||California: Hollywood||1955||Bradbury, Ray. A Graveyard for Lunatics. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1990); pg. 14.||Pg. 14: Thomas Mann; Goethe; Death in Venice; Faust; Pg. 124: Shakespeare; Cervantes; Juliet; Sancho Panza; Rosinante; Ophelia; Don Quixote; Caesar; Pg. 126: Balzac; Hemingway; Pg. 134: War and Peace; Tolstoy; Pg. 238: Crime and Punishment [Some other refs., not in DB.]|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1979||Ing, Dean. Soft Targets. New York: Tor (1996; c. 1979); pg. 186.||Pg. 186: Little Women; Pg. 241: "At a bookstore he chose volumes they would both devour: Muir, Renault, Steinbeck, Sturgeon. "; Pg. 242; Keats|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1980||Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 27.||Norman Mailer|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1980||Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 384.||"He remembered reading The Exorcist years before and understanding the agnostic priest's glee at witnessing a power that could only be demonic in nature. The existence of demons suggested, if not proved, the existence of a God the priest had doubted. "|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1984||Bear, Greg. "Book One: The Infinity Concerto " (c. 1984, substantially rewritten for this edition) in Songs of Earth & Power. New York: Tor (1996; 1st ed. 1994); pg. 6.||Pg. 6: "book of Yeats' poems "; Pg. 9: Raymond Chandler, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Yeats; Pg. 17: Coleridge (many more, see other DB entries); Pg. 145: Hudibras by Samuel Butler; Pg. 159: Wordsworth; Pg. 318: Gerald Manley Hopkins, Yeats, Keats, Shelley; Pg. 322: "the person from Porlock "|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1986||Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 6.||Pg. 6: "'That... is a good story. Like Singer or Aleichem. A good story...' "; Pg. 24: Devil's Music by Charles Fort;
Pg. 30: "'Wasn't something like William Burroughs, was it?'
'No. Nothing to do with dope.' ";
Pg. 42: "Kubla Khan's pleasure dome "; Pg. 72-73: Xanadu (also pg. 75, 86, 103, more); Pg. 99: Rip van Winkle; Pg. 140: Kubla Khan
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1986||Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 86.|| "'You know I've always preferred Updike to Tolkien.'
Witches of Eastwick?' John asked with a small grin.
'It wasn't like Tolkien,' Michael said. "
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1989||Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 35.||"By the mid-sixties it had become a booming seaside bohemia. Aldous Huxley had lived out his last years in a big red-brick house on Cabrillo; the poet Gary Snyder was supposed to have spent some winters here. "|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 27.||"He remembered a Robert Louis Stevenson story about a devil in a bottle--it could get you anything you wanted, but if you died owning it you'd go to hell--and if you wanted to get rid of it you had to sell it for less than you'd paid for it, or it would come back to you even if you threw it into the ocean. "|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 97.||"...determined to call '60 Minutes' and the Los Angeles Times; she would expose the county psychiatric system, route the self-righteous nurses... " [L.A. Times also mentioned pg. 186.]; Pg. 187: L.A. Weekly|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1997||Sawyer, Robert J. Illegal Alien. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 79.||To Kill a Mockingbird (book and movie) discussed|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1997||Sawyer, Robert J. Illegal Alien. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 85.|| "Taped below it were a picture of a bail of hay and a picture of an old white man holding a plush-toy Cat in the Hat. 'Hay' 'Seuss'--Perez's first name.
Oreo my ass, thought Dale. Just call me Uncle Rebus. "
|literature||California: Los Angeles||1997||Sawyer, Robert J. Illegal Alien. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 91.||"'Kelkad!' shouted a man from the Los Angeles Times as Dale, Hask, and Kelkad left the ABC studios. "|
|literature||California: Los Angeles||2048||Bear, Greg. Queen of Angels. New York: Warner Books (1994; 1st ed. 1990); pg. 216.||Pg. 163: Sam Clemente; Pg. 216: quote from The Drum and the Hoe by H. Courlander; Pg. 229: quote from Island Possessed by Katherine Dunham (also pg. 238); Pg. 235: Artificial Soul by Bhuwani (more quotes from this source elsewhere); Pg. 245: Philosophical Explanations by Robert Nozick|
|literature||California: Orange County||2027||Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Gold Coast. New York: Tor (1995; c. 1988); pg. 67.||Pg. 67: "Every tap at the old computer keyboard is mocked by the volumes behind and around him, Shakespeare, Shelley, Stevens, Snyder... "; Pg. 231: "With a shock he recalls the title of Fugard's play: People are Living Here; Pg. 261: In the American Grain, by William Carlos Williams; Walter Jackson Bate's biography of Samuel Johnson|
|literature||California: Orange County||2027||Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Gold Coast. New York: Tor (1995; c. 1988); pg. 211.||Los Angeles Times|
|literature||California: Orange County||2065||Robinson, Kim Stanley. Pacific Edge. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 269.|| "Dear Claire:
...My living room is coming together... the fireplace, with a bookstand set beside it, piled high with beautiful volumes of thought. Currently I have a stack of 'California writers' there, as I struggle to understand this place I have moved to--to cut through the legends and stereotypes, and get to the locals' view of things. Mary Austin, Jack London, Frank Norris, John Muir, Robinson Jeffers, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder, Ursula Le Guin, Cecilia Holland, some others . . . taken together, they express a vision that I am coming to admire more & more. Muir's 'athlete philosopher,' his 'university of wilderness,' these ideas infuse the whole tradition, and the result is a very vigorous, clear literature. The Greek ideal, yes, love of the land, healthy mind in healthy body--or, as Hank says, moderation in all things, including the moderation of course! You can be sure I will remain moderate in my enthusiasm for the more physical aspects of this philosophy "
|literature||California: San Diego||1979||King, Stephen. Carrie. New York: Pocket Books (2000; c. 1974); pg. 21.||"...her face takes on an odd, pinched look that is more like Lovecraft out of Arkham than Kerouac out of Southern Cal. "|
|literature||California: San Diego||2055||Dick, Philip K. Now Wait for Last Year. New York: Manor Books (1976); pg. 30.||Pg. 30: T. S. Eliot; Pg. 33: Iliad; Pg. 37: Critique of Pure Reason|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1955||Dick, Philip K. The Broken Bubble. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 136.|| "'Take me to that movie about the whale. We have a jar full of nickels and dimes; we're saving up. What's it called?'
'It's from some old book. I read it in an English class. We read a lot of old books. It's supposed to be a pretty good movie, isn't it?'
'Yes,' he said. "
|literature||California: San Francisco||1955||Dick, Philip K. The Broken Bubble. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 142.|| "'When I was a kid, I was a socialist. A shavian socialist. Did you ever read Man and Superman? Any of Shaw?'
'No,' he said... "
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 23.||Ancient Mariner|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 36.||"'...I may be a puritan, but I wasn't named for Calvin. My parents were both Presbyterians, it's true, but my father early progressed into Unitarianism and died a devout Ethical Culturist. He used to pray to Emerson and swear by Robert Ingersoll...' "|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 50.||"...books from Merck's Manual to Colette, The Family of Man to Henry Miller, Edgar Rice to William S. Burroughs to George Borrow (The Gypsies in Spain, Wild Wales, and The Zincali); a copy of Nostig's The Subliminal Occult (that really startled Franz)... "|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 67.||"Hated what gloating Tiberius hinted today about the disappearance of Bierce and the deaths of Sterling and Jack London. "|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 73.||"But White was certainly Cal's adjective; all right, no Lady of Darkness, but a Lady of Light and in eternal opposition to the other, yang to its yin, Ormadz to its Ahriman--yes, by Robert Ingersoll! "|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 102.||"'And of course he found them! Promethean (and Dionysian) Jack London. George Sterling, fantasy poet and romantic idol, favorite of the wealthy Bohemian Club set... Ambrose Bierce, a bitter, becaped old eagle of a man himself with his Devil's Dictionary and matchlessly terse horror tales. " [Other refs. to these authors, including many refs. to Jack London, not in DB.]|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 106.|| "'The high point of Thibaut de Castries's San Francisco adventure came when with much hush-hush and weedings out and secret messages and some rare private occult pomp and ceremonies, I suppose, he organized the Hermetic Order--'
'Is that the Hermetic Order that Smith, or the journal, mentions?' Franz interrupted...
'It is,' Byers nodded, 'I'll explain. In England at that time there was the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, an occult society with members like the mystic poet Yeats, who talked with vegetables and bees and lakes, and Dion Fortune and George Russell--A.E.--and your beloved Arthur Machen--you know, Franz, I've always thought that in his The Great God Pan the sexually sinister femme fatale Helen Vaughan was based on the real-life female Satanist Diana Vaughan, even though her memoirs--and perhaps she herself--were a hoax perpetrated by the French journalist, Gabriel Jogand . . .' "
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 112.||"'...Jack London was a Marxist socialist from way back and had written his way through a violent class war in his science-fiction novel The Iron Heel...' " [More.]|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 124.||"Dashiell Hammett... writing The Maltese Falcon... He and de Castries talked a lot about black treasures, Klaas and Ricker told me. And about the historical background of Hammett's book--the Knights Hospitalers (later of Malta) who created the falcon and how they'd once been the Knights of Rhodes--' " [More here, also pg. 151.]|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 138.||Pg. 138: "...of Francis Drake (sailing past San Francisco Bay-to-be in the Golden Hind) and of Shakespeare and Socrates and Solomon (and of Dashiell Hammett and Clark Ashton Smith). "; Pg. 183: The Hound of the Baskervilles|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1986||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. New York: Pocket Books (1986); pg. 79.||"Sulu smiled. I'm sure he's right, and my Japanese is strange, he thought. I probably sound like a character from The Tale of Genji. " [More.]|
|literature||California: San Francisco||1986||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. New York: Pocket Books (1986); pg. 93.|| "'You mean profanity. That's simply the way they talk here.' He shrugged. 'Nobody pays any attention to you if you don't swear every other word. You'll find it in al the literature of the period.'
'Oh . . .' Kirk considered. 'The complete works of Jacqueline Susann, the novels of Harold Robbins . . .'
'Ah,' Spock said. He recognized the names from a list he had scanned: the most successful authors of this time. 'The giants.' "
|literature||California: San Francisco||1986||McIntyre, Vonda N. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. New York: Pocket Books (1986); pg. 94.|| "'The Cetacean Institute... They produce milk to nurse their young. And they're very old mammals: eleven million years, give or take.'
A little boy waved his hand to attract attention. 'Do whales really eat people, like in Moby Dick?'
'Many whales, baleen whales, like George and Gracie, don't even have teeth,' Gillian Taylor said. 'They strain plankton and shrimp out of vast amounts of sea water, and that's the limit of their hostility. Moby Dick was a sperm whale. He did have teeth...' "
|literature||California: San Francisco||2015||Russo, Richard Paul. Subterranean Gallery. New York: Tor (1989); pg. 254.||Pg. 254: "...the majority of the books were copies of Noble Gases and Others, but there were hundreds of others as well. The old standbys were well represented--Huckleberry Finn, Lord of the Flies, Ulysses, Johnny Got His Gun, Slaughterhouse-5, To Kill a Mockingbird--but there were others as well, some of which he knew, some of which he'd never hear of before--Dhalgren, The Awakening, Journey to the End of the Night, Going to Neon, The Dead Father, Zoning Assault, The Last Temptation of Christ, The Female Man, Charred Remains, The Atrocity Exhibition. "; Pg. 257: "It's a long one act called The One-Way Mirror "|
|literature||California: San Francisco||2021||Dick, Philip K. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. New York: Ballantine (1996; c. 1968); pg. 148.|| "'All life is one; 'no man is an island,' as Shakespeare said in olden times.'
Isidore gestured in agitation... "
|literature||California: San Francisco||2353||Weiss, Bobbi J. G. & David Cody Weiss. Lifeline (Star Trek: Voyager: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 38.||"The computer's smooth voice replied, 'The Oxford English Dictionary, year 2340, defines salad as being...' "|
|literature||California: San Francisco||2366||Taylor, Jeri. Pathways (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1999; c. 1998); pg. 125.|| "'Maybe you've noticed the book I want,' he offered politely. 'In your browsing, I mean.'
'What is it, dear?' asked the older woman sweetly. 'I've rummaged through these books for years.'
'It's called Men Against the Sea. It's the story of a Captain Bligh--'
'After the mutiny,' the woman chimed in eagerly. 'it's part of the Bounty trilogy. A thrilling story.'
Harry's heart quickened. 'Then you have it here?'
'I have no idea. I read it as a child, in Ohio. I wonder whatever happened to that book?'
...her pale beige forehead wrinkled in concentration. 'Bounty . . . Bounty . . .' she was muttering. 'I think I've seen it . . . Was it on four? Or six?...' " [More about The Bounty Trilogy, not in DB: pg. 127-128.]
|literature||China: Shanghai||2437||Bester, Alfred. The Stars My Destination. New York: Berkley Publishing (1975; c. 1956); pg. 144.||"At the costume ball in Shanghai, Fourmyle of Ceres electrified society by appearing as Death in Durer's 'Death and the Maiden'... "|
|literature||Colorado||1974||Disch, Thomas M. Camp Concentration. New York: Random House (1999; c. 1968); pg. 12.||Pg. 12: "Fred Berrigan's Mars in Conjunction "; Pg. 14: Pellucidar; Pg. 15: Ozymandias; Pg. 15: "I set aside Palgrave, Huizinga, Lowell, Wilenski... Pascal's Provincial Letters, and Time magazine. "; Pg. 18: Homer; Pg. 22: Rilke; Whittier; Carl Sandburg; Duinoser Elegien; Pg. 30: Silas Marner, Julius Caesar, Rime of the Ancient Mariner; Donovan's Brain; Pg. 38: Finnegans Wake (also pg. 59); Pg. 39: Doctor Faustus [Much discussion over the next many pages about a staging of Faustus]; Pg. 64: Peter Cottontail;
Pg. 105: "'...Have you read Dionysius?'
'I'm afraid not.'
'You should, you should. It was he who wrote that each order of heavenly being is taught divine science by the highest minds. As, for example, I teach you. Abbot Suger was especially keen on Dionysius...' "
|literature||Colorado||1974||Disch, Thomas M. Camp Concentration. New York: Random House (1999; c. 1968); pg. 111.||Pg. 111-112: "The following notes, set off by asterisks, are reproduced as they appear in Louis Sacchetti's journal. They are in the order they were written...Much of the following material is not original with Sacchetti, but where he has not himself cited his sources... we have not presumed to do so, if only because it would be too large an undertaking and of small interest to any but specialists. Among his sources we may list: the Bible, Aquinas, the Kabbalah...Wagner, Bunyan, Milton, de Lautreumont, Rilke, Rimbaud, and any number of modern English poets. " [Thus begins Book Two of this novel, which presents largely non-narrative quotes, musings, etc., running for over 50 pages. Clearly there are many refs. to literature here, mostly not in DB, although all other categories indexed as usual.]|
|literature||Colorado||1982||Simmons, Dan. Song of Kali. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1985); pg. 306.||"...I've tried to include more Western writers including Joanne Greenberg and the Cowboy Poet of Creed. "|
|literature||Colorado||1985||Wilhelm, Kate. "The Gorgon Field " in Isaac Asimov's Detectives (Gardner Dozois and Sheila Williams, eds.) New York: Ace Books (1998; c. 1985); pg. 87.||"'...He didn't know who the Gorgons were. He named the valley after the formations, thinking, I suppose. He hasn't read any of the literature about shamanism, either, none of the Don Juan books, nothing like that...' "|
|literature||Colorado||1987||Willis, Connie. "Ado " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1988); pg. 117.||[Entire story is about the banning of literature. Full refs. not in DB. We've attempted to list the works and authors mentioned, only on the first page they appear.] Pg. 117: 'Thanatopsis'; Bryant; Pg. 118: Squirrel Nutkin; Beatrix Potter; Pg. 121: Anne Hathaway; Bacon|
|literature||Colorado||1989||Simmons, Dan. Children of the Night. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1992); pg. 97.||Pg. 97: Winnie the Pooh; Pg. 183: "Kate knew the Orient Express from the Agatha Christie book and form countless movies... "|