Future females, the next generation: new voices and velocities in feminist science fiction criticism

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 323 pages
Almost 20 years after the publication of Future Females: A Critical Anthology, feminist science fiction pioneer Marleen S. Barr, together with a talented crew of the field's established and emerging theorists, reveal new critical insights in Future Females, the Next Generation. This groundbreaking collection includes contributors from across the globe who find effective venues for imagining feminist thought experiments. A multinational perspective runs through this innovative volume, focusing on the latest dynamic trends in feminist science fiction. These include such issues as race, gender, cyberfeminism, the media, and new writers in the field. Future Females, the Next Generation, which establishes the generational continuity characterizing a vibrant area of feminist literary and cultural inquiry, boldly goes where no feminist science fiction critical anthology has gone before.

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Utopia and Dystopia A New Genre Ecotopia and the 1990s
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Judy Grahns Ecotopia Mundane s World
35
Record of Failure
49
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MARLEEN S. BARR is Visiting Associate Professor of English at the University of Iowa.

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