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Decoding gender in science fiction

Brian Attebery

Decoding gender in science fiction

by Brian Attebery

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Published by Routledge in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Gender identity in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrian Attebery.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22026106M
    ISBN 100415939496, 041593950X

    BRIAN ATTEBERY is the editor of the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts and a professor of English at Idaho State University. His books include Decoding Gender in Science Fiction and Strategies of Fantasy. VERONICA HOLLINGER is coeditor of the jo More about Brian Attebery. From Frankenstein to futuristic feminist utopias, Decoding Gender in Science Fiction examines the ways science fiction writers have incorporated, explored, and revised conventional notions of sexual difference. Attebery traces a fascinating history of men's and women's writing that covertly or overtly investigates conceptions of gender, suggesting new perspectives on the : Taylor And Francis.

    He edited The Norton Book of Science Fiction () with Ursula K. Le Guin and Karen Joy Fowler, and is the author of Stories About Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth () and Decoding Gender in Science Fiction (), among other books.   Read Book PDF Online Here: ?book=X [PDF Download] Decoding Gender in Science Fiction [PDF] Online.

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From Frankenstein to futuristic feminist utopias, Decoding Gender in Science Fiction examines the ways science fiction writers have incorporated, explored, and revised conventional notions of sexual difference.

Attebery traces a fascinating history of men's and women's writing that covertly or overtly investigates conceptions of gender, suggesting new perspectives on the genre.

From Frankenstein to futuristic feminist utopias, Decoding Gender in Science Fiction examines the ways science fiction writers have incorporated, explored, and revised conventional notions of sexual difference.

Attebery traces a fascinating history of men's and women's writing that covertly or overtly investigates conceptions of gender, suggesting new perspectives on the genre. Joe Milicia, The New York Review of Science Fiction "Decoding Gender in Science Fiction is vital precisely because it theorizes gender as a dual system rather than conflating the study of gender with the study of the female." Sherryl Vint, St.

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Attebery traces a fascinating history of men's and women's writing that covertly or overtly investigates conceptions of gender, suggesting new perspectives on the : Taylor And Francis."Decoding Gender in Science Fiction is vital precisely because it theorizes gender as a dual system rather than conflating the study of gender with the study of the female." Sherryl Vint, St.

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Decoding Gender in Science Fiction This text looks at the ways science fiction writers have incorporated, explored and revised conventional notions of gender. Although the study draws on feminist insights, it is not exclusively devoted to women writers or the treatment of women characters.4/5(1).