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Women's utopian and dystopian fiction

Author: Sharon Rose Wilson
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
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Women's Utopian and Dystopian Fiction explores the genres of utopian and dystopian recent fiction. It is about how this literature of both imagined perfection and disaster creates new worlds and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Rose Wilson
ISBN: 1443848948 9781443848947
OCLC Number: 856567189
Description: vi, 214 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Utopian, Dystopian, Ustopian, Science Fiction, and Speculative Fiction / Sharon R. Wilson --
I. Doris Lessing --
An Opening in the Wall and Lessing's Utopia in Memoirs of a Survivor / Sun Hwa Park --
Storytelling in Lessing's Mara andDann and Other Texts / Sharon R. Wilson --
The Exegesis of Doris Lessing's The Cleft: Rethinking Being and Time / Bootheina Majoul Aouadi --
II. Other American and English Fiction --
The Hand that Cradles the Rock: Nature, Gender and Subalternatives in the Works of Carol Emshwiller and Ursula Le Guin / Richard Hardack --
Fay Weldon's The Cloning of Joanna May as a Feminist Dystopian Burlesque / Zeynep Z. Atayurt --
Power, Surveillance and Reproductive Technology in P.D. James' The Children of Men / Soo Darcy --
Inclusion and Exclusion in Some Feminist Utopian Fictions / Karen F. Stein --
Gendered Travel and Quiescence in Toni Morrison's Paradise / Kristin Distel --
III. Margaret Atwood --
Breaking the Circle of Dystopia: Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale / Adelina Cataldo --
Layers of Time: Margaret Atwood's Handling of Time in The Handmaid's Tale / Charlotte Templin --
Screen Memories: Maternal After-images in Margaret Atwood's Dystopian Novels / Katherine V. Snyder.
Responsibility: edited by Sharon R. Wilson.


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