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Author Shaw, Debra Benita.

Title Women, science, and fiction : the Frankenstein inheritance / Debra Benita Shaw
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2000

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Description ix, 231 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Table of contents for Women, science, and fiction : the Frankenstein inheritance / Debra Benita Shaw. -- Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog -- Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding. -- Introduction: Women, Science & -- Fiction -- Herland: Charlotte Perkins Gilman & -- The Literature of the Beehive -- Swastika Night: Katherine Burdekin & -- The Psychology of Scapegoating -- 'No Woman Born': CL Moore's Dancing Cyborg -- 'Short in the Chest': Margaret St. Clair & -- The Revenge of the Housewife Heroine -- 'Your Haploid Heart': James Tiptree Jr. & -- Patterns of Gender -- Amazons & -- Aliens: Feminist Separatism & -- The Future of Knowledge -- Body of Glass: Marge Piercy & -- Sex in Cyberspace -- Conclusion: The Frankenstein Inheritance -- Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Science fiction, American History and criticism, American fiction Women authors History and criticism, English fiction Women authors History and criticism, Science fiction, English History and criticism, Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851, Frankenstein, Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 Influence, Literature and science English-speaking countries, Women and literature English-speaking countries
Notes Enlargement of author's thesis (doctoral)--University of East Anglia
Based on a Ph.D. thesis-University of East Anglia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-224) and index
Subject Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- Influence.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History.
Science fiction, American -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- United States -- History.
Science fiction, English -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History.
Women and literature -- United States -- History.
LC no. 00034518
ISBN 0312236050 (hardback : in North America)
0333741587
0786227478 (alk. paper)