Schwartz Between the Galaxies An anthropologist longs to see the stars Explores similar cultural issues as the Resnick Kirinyaga stories but in a completely different way Hugo Award Nominee

  • Title: Schwartz Between the Galaxies
  • Author: Robert Silverberg
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 321
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • An anthropologist longs to see the stars Explores similar cultural issues as the Resnick Kirinyaga stories, but in a completely different way Hugo Award Nominee

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    1. Loved it! Very timely theme too with todays cookie cutter fashion and entertainment. H&M and Hollywood etc the worldwide brands. Some pleasing psychedelic touches. Criticism: a bit bro-y.

    2. When I studied history at University, one of my professors told us that linguists often view the invention of the printing press as tragic, since it brought about uniformity in language and eliminated many local and regional dialects. In this short story by Grand Master Robert Silverberg, the main character, an anthropologist named Schwartz, laments globalization which, he feels, eradicated cultural differences and turned anthropology into a science without research subjects.Schwartz, a world-re [...]

    3. I just wasn't into this one, which seems to be common, based on reviews. It didn't keep my attention very well.Globalization often muddles and destroys cultures to the point where they can not be studied by anthropologists. In the age of space travel, the problem is compounded by contact with entirely new worlds. One anthropologist wishes he could study an untainted culture, before they're all gone, and finds his only solace in a drug which allows him to see these pristine worlds.Available as a [...]

    4. An anthropologist regrets globalization and its homogenizing effect.Short story also found at: lightspeedmagazine

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