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The Past That Might Have Been, the Future That May Come : Women Writing Fantastic Fiction, 1960s to the Present

Author: Lauren J Lacey
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2014]
Series: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 43.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores how contemporary fantastic fiction by women writers responds to the past and imagines the future. Writers considered include Margaret Atwood, Octavia Butler, Angela Carter, Ursula K. Le Guin, Doris Lessing, and Jeanette Winterson. The book reveals how fantastic fiction can be read as narratives of disruption that enable the creation of an ethics of becoming"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren J Lacey
ISBN: 9780786478262 0786478268
OCLC Number: 862575305
Description: xii, 195 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Fantastic interventions --
Beastly beauty and other revisioned fairy tales --
Tampering with time in historical narratives --
Working through the wreckage in dystopian fiction --
Becoming-alien in feminist space fiction --
Conclusion: Becoming powerful.
Series Title: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 43.
Responsibility: Lauren J. Lacey.

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"This book explores how contemporary fantastic fiction by women writers responds to the past and imagines the future. Writers considered include Margaret Atwood, Octavia Butler, Angela Carter, Ursula K. Le Guin, Doris Lessing, and Jeanette Winterson. The book reveals how fantastic fiction can be read as narratives of disruption that enable the creation of an ethics of becoming"--

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