doctorow — 2014-05-23T15:00:48-04:00 — #1
treimel — 2014-05-23T15:22:09-04:00 — #2
Today, most speculative fiction in the DPRK revolves around the quest for adequate food. Frequently, manuscripts are rejected as "too fantastic."
stefanjones — 2014-05-23T15:37:38-04:00 — #3
Judging from the article, most DPRK SF was ideologically correct kid stuff. Like Mirror Universe Heinlein juveniles.
jhbadger — 2014-05-23T16:35:37-04:00 — #4
It's interesting that the original article stresses the Soviet (rather than Chinese) connections of 1950s North Korean culture. It is important to remember that the first Kim, Kim Il-Sung, spent time in the Soviet Union and even served in the Red Army there.
boundegar — 2014-05-23T19:58:43-04:00 — #5
North Korea had a future, in the 50s.
doctorow — 2014-05-28T15:00:54-04:00 — #6
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