Cyberpunk Women, Feminism and Science Fiction: A Critical Study
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"Traces the origins of the cyberpunk genre, reviews critical reactions, and outlines the ways in which women's cyberpunk advances feminist points of view." --Reference & Research Book News
From the Back Cover
Chapters cover topics such as globalization, virtual reality, cyborg culture, environmentalism, religion, motherhood and queer rights. Interviews with feminist cyberpunk authors are provided, revealing both their motivations for writing and their experiences with fans. The study treats feminist cyberpunk as a unique vehicle for examining contemporary women's issues and analyzes feminist science fiction as a complex source of political ideas.
- Item Weight : 10.4 ounces
- Paperback : 212 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0786466537
- ISBN-13 : 978-0786466535
- Product Dimensions : 6 x 0.49 x 9 inches
- Publisher : McFarland & Company (January 24, 2013)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,821,829 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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