Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond / Edition 1

Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond / Edition 1

by Marleen S. Barr
     
 

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Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807844212
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Edition description:
1
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
0.56(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Marleen Barr's Lost and Found
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Patriarchal Hocus-Pocus1
Pt. IBefore Feminist Fabulation: Feminist Science Fiction
Ch. 1Thelma and Louise: Driving toward Feminist Science Fiction21
Ch. 2Anne McCaffrey Portrays a Female Artist30
Ch. 3Suzy McKee Charnas, Sally Gearhart, and Marge Piercy Depict Sex and the Single Feminist Utopian Quasi-tribesperson39
Ch. 4Jessica Amanda Salmonson's "The Prodigal Daughter" and Feminist Science Fiction's Traditions50
Ch. 5Science Fiction's Invisible Female Men: Joanna Russ's "When It Changed" and James Tiptree's "The Women Men Don't See,"59
Ch. 6Men in Feminist Science Fiction: Marge Piercy, Thomas Berger, and the End of Masculinity67
Ch. 7Suzy McKee Charnas, Zoe Fairbairns, Katherine Marcuse, and Kate Wilhelm Blur Generic Conventions: Pregnancy and Power in Feminist Science Fiction81
Pt. IIAfter Feminist Fabulation: Feminist Postmodernism
Ch. 8Octavia Butler and James Tiptree Do Not Write about Zap Guns: Positioning Feminist Science Fiction within Feminist Fabulation97
Ch. 9Antipatriarchal Fabulation; or, The Green Pencils Are Coming, the Green Pencils Are Coming108
Ch. 10Haroun and Seeing Women's Stories: Salman Rushdie and Marianne Wiggins141
Ch. 11Ursula Le Guin's "Sur" as Exemplary Humanist and Antihumanist Text154
Ch. 12Aliens, Airplanes, and Cultural Cross-dressing: Reading Buchi Emecheta, Haruki Murakami, and Paul Theroux171
Ch. 13Ms. Sammler's Planet: Margaret Atwood, Saul Bellow, and Joanna Russ Rescue the Female Child's Story196
Permissions223
Index225

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