Lem, Stanislaw: Solaris (Study Guide)

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Study Guide for Stanislaw Lem: Solaris (1961) More information about Lem Introduction During the Soviet era, Polish writer Stanislaw Lem was the most celebrated SFauthor in the Communist world. Although he read Western SF when he was young, hesoon found it shallow and turned for inspiration to the long tradition ofEastern European philosophical fantasy. Western readers not familiar withthis tradition often misread his works, expecting more action-oriented,technophilic fiction. Solaris comes closer to being atraditional SF novel than most of his works, but its main thrust is stillphilosophical. There is a deep strain of irony which runs through this work, forall its occasionally grim moments. The great Russian experimental director Andrei Tarkovsky made an important film based on the ...

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