The Dreaming Sex: Early Tales of Scientific Imagination by Women
Publish date: May 1st 2011
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
I really enjoyed this collection of 19th- and early 20th-century short stories by women. The phrase "tales of scientific imagination" is definitely more accurate than 'science fiction' - many of these deal with invention and discovery. It's great to explore the work of authors whose work has often f...
Although it is (IMO) questionable as to whether all these stories are really science fiction, or even proto-sci-fi, they are all very interesting and I enjoyed reading them. A worthy companion volume to the editor's prior collection of Victorian/Edwardian women writers, The Darker Sex: Tales of the...