Science fiction and classical reception in contemporary women’s writing

Brown, Sarah Annes
November 2012
Classical Receptions Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p209
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
This article shows how productive the intersection between science fiction and myth can prove for women writers as a way of interrogating gender roles and commenting on the position of women in society. Discussing works by Margaret Atwood, Ursula Le Guin, Caron Freeborn, and Kate Atkinson, the article shows how varied the possibilities offered to women writers by science fiction are.


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