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Wu Ming-Yi

Entry updated 2 March 2019. Tagged: Author.

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(1971-    ) Taiwanese academic, artist and author whose Near Future sf novel, Fu Yan Ren (2011; trans Derryl Sterk as The Man with the Compound Eyes 2013), describes with parable-like intensity the intersection of a vast Island of polluted matter (known as the Great Pacific Trash Vortex) with the civilizations which have created it (see Climate Change; Ecology; Pollution). [JC]

Wu Ming-Yi

born Taoyuan [now Taoyuan District, Taoyuan City], Taiwan: 20 June 1971

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