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Darwinian feminism and early science fiction : angels, amazons and women

Author: Patrick B Sharp
Publisher: [Cardiff] : University of Wales Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: New dimensions in science fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Darwinian Feminism in Early Science Fiction reveals a lost history of women's science fiction and shows how it was shaped by the work of Britain's greatest scientist.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick B Sharp
ISBN: 9781786832290 1786832291
OCLC Number: 1007925758
Description: xii, 193 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction1 Scientific Masculinity and its Discontents2 Charles Darwin, Gender and the Colonial Imagination3 Evolution's Amazons: Colonialism, Captivity and Liberation in Feminist Science Fiction4 Women with Wings: Feminism, Evolution and the Rise of Magazine Science Fiction5 Darwinian Feminism and the Changing Field of Women's Science FictionWorks CitedIndex
Series Title: New dimensions in science fiction.
Responsibility: Patrick B. Sharp.

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The fraught scientific origins and feminist legacies of Darwinian feminism that Sharp ambitiously yet skillfully chronicles and contextualizes makes this book a useful resource for utopian studies Read more...

 
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