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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: CAN SPECFIC WU2018
Title: Sleepwalker
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Personal name: Wu, Lina
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Barcode # Description Status Status Dt Due Back
015701 checked in 2023-09-01 15:44:07

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Speculative Fiction
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: self-published
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2018
Other physical details: softcover, zine, staple bound, black and white
Summary, etc. note: Chang'e is the goddess of the moon and one of the most iconic figures from Chinese legend. It is said that her husband, the archer Yi, was rewarded with the elixir of immortality for saving the earth from being burned by ten suns. Chang'e - either willfully, accidentally, or by force (retellings vary) - then drank the elixir herself. This made her weightless and, by consequence, she floated up to the moon and crossed beyond the mortal realm. I imagine she would know, of all people, how it feels when there's a little part inside of you you don't quite understand, like a foreign object floating in space or water. This is my re-interpretation of the classic Chinese legend.
Expansion of summary note: Canada, Canadian, Toronto, Chinatown, Chinese Legend, mythological figures, poetry, zine, BIPOC, people of colour, PoC
Source of acquisition: Rotem Diamant
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: April, 2019
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