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Partners in Wonder: Women and the Birth of Science Fiction, 1926-1965

Author: Eric Leif Davin
Publisher: Lexington Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Enriching our knowledge of women and early science fiction, this work explores the distinctly different form of science fiction that females wrote. Offering comprehensive bibliography of these works,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Partners in Wonder: Women and the Birth of Science Fiction, 1926-1965
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Leif Davin
OCLC Number: 1027583963
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Science Fiction and the Contested Terrain of Popular Culture Part 3 Part One - Presumption of Prejudice: Science Fiction's Contested Terrain, 1926-1949 Chapter 4 The Genesis of the Mythology Chapter 5 Present at the Creation Chapter 6 Weird Sisters Chapter 7 Female Fandom Chapter 8 Women Without Names Chapter 9 The Usual Suspects Chapter 10 Anecdotes and Antidotes Chapter 11 Haven in a Heartless World Chapter 12 Ebony and Ivory Chapter 13 Femalien Empathy Chapter 14 Feminist Futures Chapter 15 History and Mythistory Part 16 Part Two - The Crest of the First Wave: Science Fiction's Female Counter-Culture, 1950-1960 Chapter 17 Ecce Femina Chapter 18 Alone Against Tomorrow Chapter 19 Across the Great Divide Chapter 20 A Counter-Culture of Tending and Befriending Part 21 Part Three - Hidden From History:The Ebbing of First Wave Women's Science Fiction, 1961-1965 Chapter 22 Into Time's Abyss Chapter 23 The Persistence of Myth Part 24 Appendix I: Bibliography of Women Science Fiction Writers, 1926 - 1965 Part 25 Appendix II: Biographies of Women Science Fiction Writers, 1926 - 1965

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Davin's book should be essential reading for all in order to dispel the myth that there was a bias against women writers before the 1960s. Quite the opposite. Davin proves that the sf magazines were Read more...

 
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