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The Penguin book of modern fantasy by women

Author: A Susan Williams; Richard Glyn Jones
Publisher: London : Viking, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirty-eight fantasy stories by women, written from 1941 to the present. They range from Muriel Sparks' Miss Pinkerton's Apocalypse, which is on flying saucers, to Lisa Tuttle's Wives, which is on the ideal of femininity as envisaged by the inhabitants of a distant planet.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Penguin book of modern fantasy by women.
London : Viking, 1995
(OCoLC)654138683
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Susan Williams; Richard Glyn Jones
ISBN: 0670859079 9780670859078
OCLC Number: 34886274
Description: xiv, 560 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The demon lover / Elizabeth Bowen --
The tooth / Shirley Jackson --
The lake of the gone forever / Leigh Brackett --
The old man / Daphne du Maurier --
My flannel knickers / Leonora Carrington --
The anything box / Zenna Henderson --
Miss Pinkerton's Apocalypse / Muriel Spark --
A bright green field / Anna Kavan --
The ship who sang / Anne McCaffrey --
Marmalade wine / Joan Aiken --
The fall of Frenchy Steiner / Hilary Bailey --
Cynosure / Kit Reed --
The wall / Josephine Saxton --
The foot / Christine Brooke-Rose --
Baby, you were great / Kate Wilhelm --
The second inquisition / Joanna Russ --
Murder, 1986 / P.D. James --
The milk of paradise / James Tiptree --
When it happens / Margaret Atwood --
Angel, all innocence / Fay Weldon --
Night-side / Joyce Carol Oates --
Fireflood / Vonda N. McIntyre --
Wives / Lisa Tuttle --
Red as blood / Tanith Lee --
Sur / Ursula K. LeGuin --
Peter and the wolf / Angela Carter --
The pits beneath the world / Mary Gentle --
Two sheep / Janet Frame --
Relics / Zoe Fairbairns --
The evening and the morning and the night / Octavia E. Butler --
(Learning about) machine sex / Candas Jane Dorsey --
Prodigal pudding / Suniti Namjoshi --
Boobs / Suzy McKee Charnas --
If the word was to the wise / Carol Emshwiller --
Trial by teaspoon / Lynda Rajan --
In the green shade of a bee-loud glade / L.A. Hall --
Death in the egg / Ann Oakley --
Kay and Phil / Lucy Sussex.
Responsibility: edited by A. Susan Williams and Richard Glyn Jones ; with an introduction by Joanna Russ.

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This anthology, companion to "The Penguin Book of Classic Fantasy by Women", aims to show that fantasy has been an important vehicle for women to express the diversity of their writings. It contains  Read more...

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