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by Debra Benita Shaw

Category: History and Criticism
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Debra Benita Shaw
ISBN: 0312236050
ISBN13: 978-0312236052
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (October 1, 2000)
Pages: 231
Fb2 eBook: 1111 kb
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Introduction: Women, Science and Fiction.

Since Mary Shelley drew inspiration for Frankenstein from the scientific speculations to which she attended as a 'nearly silent listener' at the now famous chateau in Switzerland, many other women have been similarly motivated to produce works informed by scientific theory. Successive chapters trace the history of women's science fiction writing from the turn of the century to the early 1990s, analysing how women writers have utilised the genre to critique the ideology that informs what counts as scientific knowledge. Show all. About the authors. Introduction: Women, Science and Fiction.

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Women Writing Science Fiction: The Frankenstein Inheritance explores the relationship between women, science and fiction through an analysis of science fiction written by women from the turn of the century to the mid 1980s. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

Women, Science, and Fiction : The Frankenstein Inheritance. This an academic book (Syracuse University Press) that lumps all women's sf writing into 3 catagories: 1. Utopiean Science in Science Fiction by Women, 2. Beautiful Alien Monster-Women-BAMs, 3. Cross-Dressing as a Male narrator. The "women in SF feild" is much broader than that. But it is a good look at how the SF feild has treated women.

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In book: Women, Science and Fiction, p. -11. Cite this publication

In book: Women, Science and Fiction, p. Cite this publication. University of East London. Both Gillian Beer and Donna Haraway are interested in scientific theory as text: as itself a type of fiction which can be deconstructed to show the ideology at work in its production. This book will explore the ‘different tensions’ that Haraway refers to in the work of women writers of science fiction (sf), where ‘scientific fact’ (or, at least, the theories presented as such) can be located as a sub-text informing the style and construction of the work.

Dr Debra Benita Shaw. Reader in cultural theory

Dr Debra Benita Shaw. Reader in cultural theory. Debra is currently working on her third book which will explore the usefulness of theories of posthumanism to understanding the cultural life of contemporary cities and the possibilities for social justice now and in the future.

Women Writing Science Fiction: The Frankenstein Inheritance explores the relationship between women, science and fiction through an analysis of science fiction written by women from the turn of the century to the mid 1980s.
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