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Galactic suburbia : recovering women's science fiction

Author: Lisa Yaszek
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking cultural history, Lisa Yaszek recovers a lost tradition of women’s science fiction that flourished after 1945. This new kind of science fiction was set in a place called galactic suburbia, a literary frontier that was home to nearly 300 women writers. These authors explored how women’s lives, loves, and work were being transformed by new sciences and technologies, thus establishing women’s  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Yaszek
ISBN: 9780814210758 0814210759 9780814251645 0814251641 9780814291535 0814291538
OCLC Number: 165081945
Description: xii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Writers --
Homemakers --
Activists --
Scientists.
Responsibility: Lisa Yaszek.
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In this groundbreaking cultural history, Lisa Yaszek recovers a lost tradition of women’s science fiction that flourished after 1945. This new kind of science fiction was set in a place called galactic suburbia, a literary frontier that was home to nearly 300 women writers. These authors explored how women’s lives, loves, and work were being transformed by new sciences and technologies, thus establishing women’s place in the American future imaginary.Y.

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