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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller.

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  • The term slipstream was coined by cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling in an article originally published in SF Eye #5, July 1989.
  • At the heart of this term "slipstream" is an image of a zone of turbulence, where mainstream and genre fictions mix.
  • By the offered definition, I think "slipstream" is — and has been, for over a quarter of a century — my favorite.
  • All "magic realism" and slipstream is labeled as fantasy for simplicity. for more
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