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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 5 months ago
It's a great question isn't it (and one I don't remember C.S. Lewis posing!) but I guess the 'kind of society' would be a ruling class one, whereas I doubt whether the same freedoms and female agency would be envisaged or countenanced for the rest of society. While the female in what Lewis saw as th...
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it 3 years ago
Over the past few years, there has been a series of ‘XXXXX Destroy Science Fiction’ anthologies, but this is the first one I have read. While the title may smack of too much ‘I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar’, the anthology was quite balanced with characters of all genders, action and contemplation, mystery...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 3 years ago
Somehow I made it into my 30's without ever really being aware of James Tiptree, Jr. I don't know how this occurred, especially since now I'm realizing how many authors I love have won the James Tiptree, Jr literary award. Alice Sheldon, best known in the literary world as James Tiptree, Jr, led a...
brokenbiscuits
brokenbiscuits rated it 3 years ago
Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham It has been quite a few years since I read this novel, but I thought it was absolutely terrific and I remember it vividly. The story opens when the main character Philip is a lonely young boy with a club foot being raised by his aunt and uncle. As soon as he...
After Octavian
After Octavian rated it 4 years ago
I really, really wanted to love this, but overall this special edition of Lightspeed is just OK.The best stories here are reprints: Tiptree's haunting "Love is the Plan, the Plan is Death", Eleanor Arnason's charming take on Bashō, "Knapsack Poems" (although this strikes me more as fantasy than scie...
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