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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 331–354.
Published: 01 June 2011
... found in Ursula K. Le Guin's Hainish novels. Unlike the work of many other SF authors from the 1960s and 1970s, Le Guin's extrapolations develop throughout her Hainish cycle beyond a straightforward negative critique of imperialism toward a positive and creative conceptualization of cosmopolitan...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 431–432.
Published: 01 June 2001
... studies of Sandoz and Le Guin, Clark fails to take up the more compelling challenge of how the Cold War consensus of the 1950s gave way to the creative eruptions of the 1960s; certainly she puts a misleading em...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 791–798.
Published: 01 December 2020
... existence like the one predicted in Ursula K. Le Guin’s 1974 novel The Dispossessed . Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 apocalypse dystopia survival In a critical scene in The Matrix , Cypher (Joe Pantoliano) journeys solo into the Matrix to meet secretly with Agent Smith (Hugo...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 430–431.
Published: 01 June 2001
... not to hear’’ (167). Finally, the author turns to Le Guin as an exemplar of how stories in the 1960s broke through the ‘‘hypermasculine consensus’’ to provide an alternate history that put the reigning discourses in perspective...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (2): 237–249.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., Jeff VanderMeer, Vonda McIntyre, and Ursula K. Le Guin—the last of whom memorably noted that Atwood was refusing the science fiction label because “[s]he doesn’t want the literary bigots to shove her into the literary ghetto.”3 The 2009 version of the debate reached its apex in a proposed...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 429–430.
Published: 01 June 2001
... not to hear’’ (167). Finally, the author turns to Le Guin as an exemplar of how stories in the 1960s broke through the ‘‘hypermasculine consensus’’ to provide an alternate history that put the reigning discourses in perspective...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 408–410.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., novelists, and playwrights ranging from Samuel Coleridge and Edgar Allan Poe to Ursula Le Guin and Michael Chabon, Leane’s expansive analysis reveals how a continent often perceived as unwritable has served as a pathway through which to probe individual subjectivity, explore the past, proj- ect the...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 410–413.
Published: 01 June 2015
... origins” (17, 4). The book focuses on works such as Frank Herbert’s Dune (1965), Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time (1976), Ursula Le Guin’s Always Coming Home (1985), and the more recent Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl (2009). Otto places the phrase transformative environmentalism...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Herbert’s Dune (1965), Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time (1976), Ursula Le Guin’s Always Coming Home (1985), and the more recent Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl (2009). Otto places the phrase transformative environmentalism at the center of his argument and defines it as a future...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
...-knowl- edge” central to the literary (126). By holding up a mirror, literature allows readers to externalize themselves as an object of knowledge so as to manage their more troubling impulses. Fiedler presages less san- guine critics who claim that literature is modeled on confession, pro- ducing...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 323–356.
Published: 01 June 2019
... concerned about the ethical education of children. —Ursula K. Le Guin, The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction (1989) We expect a white child to find it easy to identify with an animal but not with a black character. Is the child further removed from a person of another...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2005
... applies her theories to complex feminist utopias: Doris Less- 648 American Literature ing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five (1980), Ursula Le Guin’s TheLeftHandofDarkness(1969), and Monique Wittig’s Les Guérillères (1969). For each, Peel traces the evolution of protean metaphors...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., and Five (1980), Ursula Le Guin’s TheLeftHandofDarkness(1969), and Monique Wittig’s Les Guérillères (1969). For each, Peel traces the evolution of protean metaphors, beginning with awareness followed by three ‘‘remappings Her approach works won- derfully for Zones, with its linear structure and...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 642–644.
Published: 01 September 2005
... beliefs of implied and real readers coincide. In part 2, Peel applies her theories to complex feminist utopias: Doris Less- 648 American Literature ing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five (1980), Ursula Le Guin’s TheLeftHandofDarkness(1969), and Monique Wittig’s Les Guérillères...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2005
... applies her theories to complex feminist utopias: Doris Less- 648 American Literature ing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five (1980), Ursula Le Guin’s TheLeftHandofDarkness(1969), and Monique Wittig’s Les Guérillères (1969). For each, Peel traces the evolution of protean metaphors...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2005
... beliefs of implied and real readers coincide. In part 2, Peel applies her theories to complex feminist utopias: Doris Less- 648 American Literature ing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five (1980), Ursula Le Guin’s TheLeftHandofDarkness(1969), and Monique Wittig’s Les Guérillères...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 648–651.
Published: 01 September 2005
... beliefs of implied and real readers coincide. In part 2, Peel applies her theories to complex feminist utopias: Doris Less- 648 American Literature ing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five (1980), Ursula Le Guin’s TheLeftHandofDarkness(1969), and Monique Wittig’s Les Guérillères...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 651–653.
Published: 01 September 2005
... beliefs of implied and real readers coincide. In part 2, Peel applies her theories to complex feminist utopias: Doris Less- 648 American Literature ing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five (1980), Ursula Le Guin’s TheLeftHandofDarkness(1969), and Monique Wittig’s Les Guérillères...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 653–655.
Published: 01 September 2005
... applies her theories to complex feminist utopias: Doris Less- 648 American Literature ing’s The Marriages between Zones Three, Four, and Five (1980), Ursula Le Guin’s TheLeftHandofDarkness(1969), and Monique Wittig’s Les Guérillères (1969). For each, Peel traces the evolution of protean metaphors...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 211–222.
Published: 01 March 2009
... collection follows the editors’ 1997 collection, Political Science Fiction, and includes twenty-four essays that take up the political dimensions of sci- ence fiction, from writers such as H. G. Wells, Paulo de Sousa Ramos, Iain M. Banks, Philip K. Dick, China Miéville, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Walter...