Understanding Ursula K. Le Guin
'...Elizabeth Cummin's [book] is a superb literary study of the American science fiction & fantasy writer...Unlike many other literary studies of Le Guin's works that simply print unintegrated essays, [this book] has a tight focus & flow that other literary critics would do well to study...Very highly recommended...--Wilson Library Bulletin.
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Understanding Ursula K Le Guin
The Hainish World
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adolescent Ai's alien alternate world Ambiguous Utopia Anarres Arren artist Athsheans Atlantis balance become begins chapters characters chronological Coming Home coming-of-age commitment consensus reality create creative CUIN culture Davidson Dispossessed dragon Earthsea Trilogy Ekumen essay Estraven evil fantasy Farthest Shore female fidelity future Ged's gender Gethen Gethenians Guin Guin's Haber Hainish novels Hainish planets HAINISH WORLD Hand of Darkness human community Ileskar imagination individual integration and integrity journey Kesh knowledge Kroeber language Lathe of Heaven learns Left Hand lives Lyubov Malafrena metaphor myths narrative nature Odonian one's Orr's Orsinia physical planned utopia protagonist reader relationship Rocannon's World science fiction Science-Fiction Studies Selver shadow Shevek short stories social society storyteller structure symbol Tenar things thought experiment tion Tombs of Atuan UNDERSTANDING URSULA University Urras Urrasti utopia voice West Coast Wizard of Earthsea Word for World World is Forest write York