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Author Attebery, Brian, 1951-

Title Decoding gender in science fiction / Brian Attebery
Published New York : Routledge, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 210 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1. Secret Decoder Ring -- Ch. 2. From Neat Idea to Trope -- Ch. 3. Animating the Inert: Gender and Science in the Pulps -- Ch. 4. Super Men -- Ch. 5. Wonder Women -- Ch. 6. Women Alone, Men Alone -- Ch. 7. Androgyny as Difference -- Ch. 8. "But Aren't Those Just ... You Know, Metaphors?" -- Ch. 9. Who Farms the Future?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-204) and index
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Subject Androgyny (Psychology) in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Literature and science -- English-speaking countries.
Men in literature.
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Sex differences (Psychology) in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Women and literature -- English-speaking countries.
Women in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315870037 (e-book)
1317971477 (electronic bk.)
9781315870038 (e-book)
9781317971474 (electronic bk.)