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Onopa, Robert

(1943-    ) US academic and author of The Pleasure Tube (1979), a tale in which an astronaut returns from space to a hallucinatory America and becomes entrapped, in the narrative present tense, in a Sex machine; Barry N Malzberg's influence seems clear. Onopa continues to publish sf short stories, the later ones told with sharp-tongued gonzo Equipoise. [JC]

Robert Onopa

born Chicago, Illinois; 5 January 1943



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
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