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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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Explores the genres of utopian and dystopian recent fiction. In this title, essays range in subject matter from Charlotte Perkins Gilman, P D James, Joanna Russ, and Marge Piercy, to Ursula Le Guin,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Rose Wilson
ISBN: 1443848948 9781443848947
OCLC Number: 856567189
Description: vi, 214 pages
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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