"The Earth of Yunhe"

Title"The Earth of Yunhe"
Year for Search2010
AuthorsGregory, Eric
Secondary Authorsde Vries, Jetse
Secondary TitleShine: An Anthology of Near-future, Optimistic Science Fiction
Pagination14-46 with an editor's note on 13-14
Date Published2010
PublisherSolaris
Place PublishedOxford, Eng.
KeywordsMale author, US author
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A dystopia of extreme poverty that had developed when a Chinese village that was destroyed through lack of environmental controls can be re-created. Images of the old village suggest an Arcadia, but it is made clear that the re-creation will be hard work and probably never quite as good.

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2010 Gregory, Eric. “The Earth of Yunhe.” Shine: An Anthology of Near-future, Optimistic Science Fiction. Ed. Jetse de Vries (Oxford, Eng.: Solaris, 2010), 14-46 with an editor’s note on 13-14. PSt

A dystopia of extreme poverty that had developed when a Chinese village that was destroyed through lack of environmental controls can be re-created. Images of the old village suggest an Arcadia, but it is made clear that the re-creation will be hard work and probably never quite as good.