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Works of technology fiction and delusion more and more discover gender matters, function girls as valuable characters, and are written via girls writers. This ebook examines women's contributions to technological know-how fiction and myth throughout a number of media and genres, equivalent to fiction, nonfiction, movie, tv, artwork, comics, photo novels, and song. the 1st quantity bargains survey essays on significant subject matters, akin to sexual identities, fandom, women's writing teams, and feminist spirituality; the second one offers alphabetically prepared entries on extra particular topics, reminiscent of Hindu mythology, Toni Morrison, magical realism, and Margaret Atwood. Entries are written via professional participants and cite works for additional analyzing, and the set closes with a specific, common bibliography.

Students and normal readers love technological know-how fiction and delusion. And technological know-how fiction and fable works more and more discover gender matters, characteristic ladies as critical characters, and are written by means of ladies writers. Older works show attitudes towards ladies in occasions prior, whereas newer works grapple with modern social matters. This ebook is helping scholars use technology fiction and fable to appreciate the contributions of ladies writers, the illustration of ladies within the media, and the stories of ladies in society.

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