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summary The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction summary è The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction Justine Larbalestier ´ 0 review Alestier examines science fiction's engagement with uestions of femininity masculinity sex and sexuality She traces the debates over the place of women and feminism in science fiction as it emerged in stories letters and articles in science fiction magazines and fanzines The book culminates in the story of James Tiptree Jr and the. I LOVED this book It s been a while since I read it The chapter on Tiptree was enlightening An author who wrote works that compared to Hemmingway in masculinityaccording to a review by Silverburg But was a female author hiding as a male author Impossible these days with the interconnected nature of things but uite possible in her dayMy favorite was the letter to the editor written by a young Isaac Asimov The letter read like an intelligent version of girls are icky about females on SFI don t remember whether as reader author or characterIt also gave me a good idea of the development of SF fandomI ve read very little on the subject In a general way not just from the point of view of feminism For example it started as a mailing list The letters got collected into what would now be called fanzines These fanz

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The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction

summary The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction summary è The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction Justine Larbalestier ´ 0 review Runner up for the Hugo Best Related Book Award 2003The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction is a lively account of the role of women and feminism in the development of American science fiction during its formative years the mid 20th century Beginning in 1926 with the publication of the first issue of Amazing Stories Justine Larb. The past few years there s been much discussion of the absencedecline in numbers of women published or winning awards in SF So many arguments The stories are judged with no attention paid to gender Women just don t write SF Men just write better SF It s a strange argument to listen to since so much of SF is women to meI started with McCaffrey with Norton with Diana Wynne Jones and L Engle and Tanith Lee Oh there were men who wrote SF as well and once you started scanning the shelves there were probably of them but not that many Those stories were fun tooThat is a gift of timing I started reading at a time when there were plenty of female writers and kids could care less about awards so was fortunate in what shaped my view of the genreI am glad not to have been born in the period this book primarily disc

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summary The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction summary è The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction Justine Larbalestier ´ 0 review Eponymous Award Tiptree was a successful science fiction writer of the 1970s who was later discovered to be a woman Tiptree's easy acceptance by the male dominated publishing arena of the time proved that there was no necessary difference in the way men and women wrote but that there was a real difference in the way they were rea. This book looks at Science Fiction as a genre from its inception to modern day and examines how women contributed to and were portrayed within said genre and how they are perceived to have contributed and been portrayed By perceived to have contributed I mean issues like every body KNOWS that women didn t start writing sci fi until the 1970s when actually women have written science fiction stories since before science fiction became the actual designated nameThis is a scholarly work heavily cited and a little repetitive I ve read some of Larbalestier s fiction and enjoyed it finding it lyrical and engaging This book is much drier and I had a hard time fully engaging with it until toward the end of the book which surprised me because it covers subjects I m interested in Part of the problem might be my lack

  • Paperback
  • 295
  • The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction
  • Justine Larbalestier
  • English
  • 09 October 2019
  • 9780819565273