Women's Rights and Women's Images in Science Fiction:
A Selected Bibliography


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Bibliographies and Research Aids

Paula R. Backscheider, Felicity Nussbaum, and Philip B. Anderson, An annotated bibliography of twentieth-century critical studies of women and literature, 1660-1800 (1977)(Garland Reference Library of the Humanities; 64).

Michael Burgess, Reference guide to science fiction, fantasy, and horror (1992)(Reference Sources in the Humanities Series).

Kathleen Cioffi, Types of Feminist Fantasy and Science Fiction, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 83 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

William Contento, Index to science fiction anthologies and collections (1978--)(A Reference Publication in Science Fiction).

Anne Hudson Jones, Women in Science Fiction: An Annotated Secondary Bibliography, 23 Extrapolation 83 (Spring 1982).

Michele Lacombe, Feminist Science Fiction: A Commentary 4 The Sphinx 138 (1982).

Debbie Notkin and Susan Wood, A Reader's Guide, 6 Room of One's Own 124 (1981).

R. Reginald, Contemporary science fiction authors (1970, repr. 1975)(Science Fiction).

Joanna Russ, Recent Feminist Utopias, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 71 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Roger C. Schlobin, Farsighted Females: A Selective Checklist of Modern Women Writers of Science Fiction through 1980, 23 Extrapolation 91 (Spring 1982).

Roger C. Schlobin, The Future Females: A Selected Checklist through 1979, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 179 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Science fiction writers : critical studies of the major authors from the early nineteenth century to the present day (1982).

Baird Searles, A reader's guide to science fiction (1979).

Frederick Siemon, Science fiction story index, 1950-1968 (1971).

Twentieth-century American science-fiction writers (1981)(Dictionary of Literary Biography; 8).

Twentieth century science fiction writers (1981).

Twentieth-century science-fiction writers (1991)(Twentieth Century Writers Series).

Marshall B. Tymn, Roger C. Schlobin and L. W. Currey, A research guide to science fiction studies : an annotated checklist of primary and secondary sources for fantasy and science fiction (1977)(Garland Reference Library of the Humanities; 87).

Review Articles

Susan Gubar, Feminism and Utopia, 13 Science Fiction Studies 79 (March 1986).

Selected General Works on the Literature of Science Fiction

Brian Wilson Aldiss, Billion year spree; the true history of science fiction (1973).

Lester Del Rey, The world of science fiction, 1926-1976 : the history of a subculture (1980)(Garland Library of Science Fiction).

H. Bruce Franklin, Future perfect; American science fiction of the nineteenth century (1966).

Martin Marti-Schafer, Science Fiction als Ideologiekritik? (1977)(Amerikastudien; 48).

Brian McHale, Constructing postmodernism (1992).

No place else : explorations in utopian and dystopian fiction (Eric S. Rabkin, Martin H. Greenberg and Joseph D. Olander eds. 1983)(Alternatives).

Storm warnings : science fiction confronts the future (George E. Slusser, Colin Greenland and Eric S. Rabkin eds. 1987)(Alternatives).

General Works

Virginia Allen and Terri Paul, Science and Fiction: Ways of Theorizing about Women, in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature 165 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 18).

Brian Attebery, Women Coming of Age in Fantasy, 28 Extrapolation 10 (Spring 1987).

Marleen S. Barr, Alien to Femininity: Speculative Fiction and Feminist Theory (1987)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 27).

Marleen Barr, Blurred Generic Conventions: Pregnancy and Power in Feminist Science Fiction, 1 Reproductive and Genetic Engineering 167 (1988).

Marleen S. Barr, Lost in space : probing feminist science fiction and beyond (1993).

Marleen Barr, Science Fiction's Invisible Female Man: Feminism, Formula, Word and World in When It Changed and The Women Men Don't See, in Just the Other Day: Essays on the Suture of the Future 433 (Luk de Vos ed. 1985)(Intrepid Reeks; 11).

Marleen Barr, Permissive, Unspectacular, a Little Baffling: Sex and the Single Feminist Utopian Quasi-Tribesperson, in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature 185 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 18).

Frances Bartkowski, Feminist Utopias (1989). Bibliography: 181-194.

Albert I. Berger, Love, Death, and the Atomic Bomb: Sexuality and Community in Science Fiction, 1935-55, 8 Science Fiction Studies 280 (November 1981).

Janet Bergstrom, Androids and Androgyny, 15 Camera Obscura 36 (Fall 1986).

Jeffrey Berman, Where's All the Fiction in Science Fiction?, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 164 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Judith Bogert, From Barsoom to Giffard: Sexual Comedy in Science Fiction and Fantasy, in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature 87 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 18).

Marion Zimmer Bradley, Responsibilities and Temptations of Women Science Fiction Writers, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 25 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Valerie Broege, Electric Eve: Images of Female Computers in Science Fiction, in Clockwork Worlds: Mechanized Environments in SF 183 (Richard D. Erlich and Thomas P. Dunn eds. 1983)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 7).

Valerie Broege, Technology and Sexuality in Science Fiction: Creating New Erotic Interfaces, in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature 103 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 18).

Valerie Broege, Women and Technology in Science Fiction: An Uneasy Alliance, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 43 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Marianne Cermakian, Les Mythes de la femme dans la litterature d'anticipation, in Mythes, Images, Representations 325 (Jean-Marie Grassin ed. 1981)(Etudes de Litteratures Etrangeres et Comparatives: Travaux and Memoires de la Faculte des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de Limoges; 79).

Suzy McKee Charnas, A Woman Appeared, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 103 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Michael Clark, The Future of History: Violence and the Feminine in Contemporary Science Fiction, in American Studies in Transition 235 (David E. Nye and Christen Kold Thomsen eds. 1985)(Odense University Studies in English; 9).

Helen Collins, New Images of Sex in Science Fiction, 4 The Nassau Review 1 (1984).

Phyllis J. Day, Earthmother/Witchmother: Feminism and Ecology Renewed, 23 Extrapolation 12 (Spring 1982).

Suzette Haden Elgin, Women's Language and Near Future Science Fiction: A Reply, 14 Women's Studies 175 (1987).

Feminism, Utopia, and Narrative (Libby Falk Jones & Sarah Webster Goodwin, eds. 1990)(Tennessee Studies in Literature; 32).

Peter Fitting, 'So We All Became Mothers': New Roles for Men in Recent Utopian Fiction, 12 Science Fiction Studies 156 (July 1985).

Diana Greene, An Asteroid of One's Own: Women Soviet Science Fiction Writers, 8 Irish Slavonic Studies 127 (1987).

Kathryn M. Grossman, Woman as Temptress: The Way to (Br)otherhood in Science Fiction Dystopias, 14 Women's Studies 135 (1987).

June Howard, Widening the Dialogue on Feminist Science Fiction, in Science Fiction Dialogues 155 (Gary Wolfe ed. 1982). Also printed in Feminist Re-Visions: What Has Been and Might Be 64 (Vivian Patraka and Louise A. Tilly eds. 1983).

Sharon Jarvis, What Does a Woman Know about Science Fiction, Anyway? in Inside Outer Space: Science Fiction Professionals Look at Their Craft 107 (Sharon Jarvis ed. 1985).

Ib Johansen, The Rise of Science Fiction, in Inventing the Future: Science Fiction in the Context of Cultural History and Literary Theory 7 (Ib Johansen and Peter Ronnon-Jessen eds. 1985)(The Dolphin; 11).

Nynne Koch, Med patriarkatet mod stjernerne: Kvinder og science fiction, in Kvindestudier V: Utopi og Subkultur 252 (Nynne Koch ed. 1981).

Judith J. Kollmann, John Varley's Women, 29 Extrapolation 65 (Spring 1988).

Cheris Kramarae, Present Problems with the Language of the Future, 14 Women's Studies 183 (1987).

Richard Law, Science Fiction Women: Victims, Rebels, Heroes, in Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference of EAPSCU 53 (Malcolm Hayward ed. 1983). Also available in Patterns of the Fantastic 11 (Donald M. Hassler ed. 1983). On Kate Wilhelm.

Philippa Maddern, True Stories: Women's Writing in Science Fiction, 44 Meanjin 110 (March 1985).

Anne K. Mellor, On Feminist Utopias, 9 Women's Studies 241 (1982).

James D. Merritt, "She Pluck'd, She Eat", in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 37 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Marilyn R. Mumford, The Brass Brassiere: Sexual Dimorphism in Science Fiction Illustration, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 193 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Daphne Patai, When Women Rule: Defamiliarization in the Sex-Role Reversal Utopia, 23 Extrapolation 56 (Spring 1982).

Carol Pearson, Coming Home: Four Feminist Utopias and Patriarchal Experience, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 63 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Constance Penley, Time, Travel, Primal Scene, and the Critical Dystopia, 15 Camera Obscura 66 (Fall 1986).

Jean Pfalezer, The Changing of the Avant Garde: The Feminist Utopia, 15 Science Fiction Studies 282 (November 1988).

Eric S. Rabkin, Science Fiction Women before Liberation, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 9 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Robin Roberts, The Female Alien: Pulp Science Fiction's Legacy to Feminists, 21 Journal of Popular Culture 33 (Fall 1987).

Robin Roberts, A new species : gender and science in science fiction (1993).

Robin Ann Roberts, A New Species: The Female Tradition in Science Fiction from Mary Shelley to Doris Lessing (Dissertation, 1985).

Joanna Russ, Amor Vincit Foeminam: The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction, in Gender Studies: New Directions in Feminist Criticism 234 (Judith Spector ed. 1986).

Scott Sanders, Woman as Nature in Science Fiction, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 42 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

William M. Schuyler, Jr., Sexes, Genders, and Discrimination, in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature 45 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 18).

Sensuous Science Fiction from the Weird and Spicy Pulps (Sheldon Jaffery ed. 1984).

Vivian Sobchack, Child/Alien/Father: Patriarchal Crisis and Generic Exchange, 15 Camera Obscura 7 (Fall 1986).

Zoe Sofia, Exterminating Fetuses: Abortion, Disarmament, and the Sexo-Semiotics of Extraterrestrialism, 14 Diacritics 47 (Summer 1984).

Yoko Tajima, Ushirosugata no Robinson to Nemuru Roxana: S F ni okeru Otoko to Onna, 129 Eigo Seinen 262 (1983).

Jim Villani, The Woman Science Fiction Writer and the Non-Heroic Male Protagonist; Academic Programming at Chicon IV, in Patterns of the Fantastic 21 (Donald M. Hassler ed. 1983).

Annegret J. Wiemer, Foreign L(anguish), Mother Tongue: Concepts of Language in Contemporary Feminist Science Fiction, 14 Women's Studies 163 (1987).

Lynn F. Williams, 'Great Country for Men and Dogs, but Tough on Women and Mules': Sex and Status in Recent Science Fiction Utopias, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 223 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Virginia Wolf, Feminist Criticism and Science Fiction for Children, 7 Children's Literature Association Quarterly 13 (Winter 1982).

Specific Authors

Brian W. Aldiss

David Leon Higdon, 'A Good Game To Play': Brian Aldiss and the Mother of Science Fiction, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 139 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Margaret Atwood

Nancy Topping Bazin, Women and Revolution in Dystopian Fiction: Nadine Gordimer's July's People and Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, in Selected Essays: International Conference on Representing Revolution 1989 115 (John Micheal Grafton ed. 1991).

Peter Fitting, The Turn from Utopia in Recent Feminist Fiction, in Feminism, Utopia, and Narrative 141 (Libby Falk Jones and Sarah Webster Goodwin, eds. 1990).

Lucy M. Freibert, Control and Creativity: The Politics of Risk in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, in Critical Essays on Margaret Atwood 280 (Judith McCombs ed. 1988).

Stephanie Barbe Hammer, The World as It Will Be? Female Satire and the Technology of Power in The Handmaid's Tale, 20 Mod. Lang. Studies 39 (Spring 1990).

Coral Ann Howells, Free-Dom, Telling, Dignidad: Margaret Laurence, 'A Gourdful of Glory,' Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale, Sarah Murphy, The Measure of Miranda, 12 Commonwealth Essays and Studies 39 (Autumn 1989).

Patricia Kane, A Woman's Dystopia: Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, 18 Notes on Contemp. Lit. 9 (November 1988).

David Ketterer, Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale: A Contextual Dystopia, 16 Science-Fiction Studies 209 (1989).

Michele Lacombe, The Writing on the Wall: Amputated Speech in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, 21 Wascana Rev. 3 (Fall 1986).

Amin Malak, Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and the Dystopian Tradition, 112 Canadian Lit. 9 (Spring 1987).

Reingard M. Nischik, Back to the Future: Margaret Atwood's Anti-Utopian Vision in The Handmaid's Tale, 1 Englische-Amerikanische Studien 139 (March 1987).

Leigh Brackett

Rosemarie Arbur, Leigh Brackett: No "Long Goodbye" Is Enough, in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 1 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Barbara Hornum, Wife/Mother, Sorceress/Keeper, Amazon/Renunciate: Status Ambivalence and Conflicting Roles on the Planet Darkover, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 153 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Susan M. Schwartz, Marion Zimmer Bradley's Ethic of Freedom, in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 73 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

Diane S. Wood, Gender Roles in the Darkover Novels of Marion Zimmer Bradley, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 237 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Dorothy Bryant

Carol S. Pearson, The Utopian Novels of Dorothy Bryant, Mary Staton and Marge Piercy, 4 Heresies 84 (1981).

Edgar Rice Burroughs

John Newsinger, Reader, He Rescued Her: Women in the Tarzan Stories, 39 Foundation 41 (Spring 1987).

Octavia Butler

Frances M. Beal, Black Women and the Science Fiction Genre: Interview with Octavia Butler, 17 Black Scholarship 14 (March/April 1986).

Frances Smith Foster, Octavia Butler's Black Female Future Fiction, 23 Extrapolation 37 (Spring 1982).

Beverley Friend, Time Travel as a Feminist Didactic in Works by Phyllis Eisenstein, Marlys Millhiser, and Octavia Butler, 23 Extrapolation 50 (Spring 1982).

Ruth Salvaggio, Octavia Butler and the Black Science-Fiction Heroine, 18 Black American Literature Forum 78 (Summer 1984).

Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodson)

Sandra Lott, The Evolving Consciousness of Feminine Identity in Doris Lessing's The Memoirs of a Survivor and Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, in Women Worldwalkers 165 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Suzy McKee Charnas

arleen Barr, Holding Fast to Feminism and Moving Beyond: Suzy McKee Charnas's The Vampire Tapestry, in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 60 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

Marleen Barr, Utopia at the End of a Male Chauvinist Dystopian World: Suzy McKee Charnas's Feminist Science Fiction, in Women and Utopia 43 (Marleen Barr and Nicholas D. Smith eds. 1983).

C. J. Cherryh

Mary T. Brizzi, C. J. Cherryh and Tomorrow's New Sex Roles, in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 32 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

Charles Heber Clark

David Ketterer, 'John Quill': The Women's Millennium, 15 Science Fiction Studies 82 (March 1988).

Arthur C. Clarke

Judith A. Spector, Science Fiction and the Sex War: A Womb of One's Own, 31 Literature and Psychology 21 (1981).

Phyllis Eisenstein

Beverley Friend, Time Travel as a Feminist Didactic in Works by Phyllis Eisenstein, Marlys Millhiser, and Octavia Butler, 23 Extrapolation 50 (Spring 1982).

Suzette Haden Elgin

Thelma J. Shinn, Worlds of Words and Swords: Suzette Haden Elgin and Joanna Russ at Work, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 207 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Susan Gubar, She and Herland: Feminism as Fantasy, in Coordinates: Placing Science Fiction and Fantasy 139 (George E. Slusser, Eric S. Rabkin, and Robert Scholes eds. 1983)(Alternatives).

Margaret Miller, The Ideal Woman in Two Feminist Science-Fiction Utopias, 10 Science Fiction Studies 191 (July 1983).

Politics, gender, and the arts : women, the arts, and society (1992)(Susequehanna University Studies).

Angelica Gorodischer

Maria Esther Vasquez, Angelica Gorodischer: Una escritora latinoamericana de ciencia ficcion, 49 Revista Iberoamericana 571 (April/September 1983).

H. Rider Haggard

Sandra M. Gilbert, Rider Haggard's Heart of Darkness, in Coordinates: Placing Science Fiction and Fantasy 124 (George E. Slusser, Eric S. Rabkin and Robert Scholes eds. 1983)(Alternatives).

Susan Gubar, She and Herland: Feminism as Fantasy, in Coordinates: Placing Science Fiction and Fantasy 139 (George E. Slusser, Eric S. Rabkin, and Robert Scholes eds. 1983)(Alternatives).

Frank Herbert

Susan McLean, A Psychological Approach to Fantasy in the Dune Series, 23 Extrapolation 150 (Summer 1982).

Miriam Youngerman Miller, Women of Dune: Frank Herbert as Social Reactionary?, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 181 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Ursula K. Le Guin

Marleen S. Barr, Charles Bronson, Samurai, and Other Feminine Images: A Transactive Response to The Left Hand of Darkness, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 138 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Norman N. Holland, You, U. K. Le Guin, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 125 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Susan McLean, The Beginning Place: An Interpretation, 24 Extrapolation 130 (Summer 1983).

Judith Spector, The Functions of Sexuality in the Science Fiction of Russ, Piercy, and Le Guin, in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature 197 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 18).

Doris Lessing

Sandra Lott, The Evolving Consciousness of Feminine Identity in Doris Lessing's The Memoirs of a Survivor and Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, in Women Worldwalkers 165 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Stanislaw Lem

Patrice Caldwell, Earth Mothers or Male Memories: Wilhelm, Lem, and Future Women, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 59 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Elyce Rae Helford, "We are only seeking man": gender, psychoanalysis, and Stanislaw Lem's Solaris, 19 Science Fiction Studies 167 (July 1992).

Ann Maxwell

Judith E. Ross, The Season of Becoming: Ann Maxwell's Change, 12 Science Fiction Studies 51 (March 1985).

Anne McCaffrey

Marleen Barr, Science Fiction and the Fact of Women's Repressed Creativity: Anne McCaffrey Portrays a Female Artist, 23 Extrapolation 70 (Spring 1982).

Judith Merril

Chris Morgan, Judith Merril, 1923-, in Science Fiction Writers: Critical Studies of the Major Authors From the Early Nineteenth Century to the Present Day 433 (Everett Franklin Bleiler ed. 1982).

Marlys Millhiser

Beverley Friend, Time Travel as a Feminist Didactic in Works by Phyllis Eisenstein, Marlys Millhiser, and Octavia Butler, 23 Extrapolation 50 (Spring 1982).

Catherine L. Moore

Patricia Mathews, C. L. Moore's Classic Science Fiction, in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 14 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

Andre Norton (Alice Mary Norton)

Roger C. Schlobin, Andre Norton: Humanity amid the Hardware, in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 25 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

Virginia L. Wolf, Andre Norton: Feminist Pied Piper in SF, 10 Children's Literature Association Quarterly 66 (Summer 1985).

Alexei Panshin

Anne Hudson Jones, Alexei Panshin's Almost Non-Sexist Rite of Passage, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 26 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Marge Piercy

Carol Farley Kessler, Woman on the Edge of Time: A Novel 'To Be of Use', 28 Extrapolation 310 (Winter 1987).

Susan Kress, In and Out of Time: The Form of Marge Piercy's Novels, in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 109 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Thomas P. Moylan, History and Utopia in Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time, in Science Fiction Dialogues 133 (Gary Wolfe ed. 1982).

Carol S. Pearson, The Utopian Novels of Dorothy Bryant, Mary Staton and Marge Piercy, 4 Heresies 84 (1981).

Judith Spector, The Functions of Sexuality in the Science Fiction of Russ, Piercy, and Le Guin, in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature 197 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 18).

Christa Reinig

Esther N. Elstun, Christa Reinig's Emasculation: Male Chauvinism as Science Fiction, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 125 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Joanna Russ

Edgar L. Chapman, Sex, Satire, and Feminism in the Science Fiction of Suzette Haden Elgin, in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 89 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

Samuel R. Delany, Orders of Chaos: The Science Fiction of Joanna Russ, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 95 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Marilyn J. Holt, Joanna Russ, 1937-, in Science Fiction Writers: Critical Studies of the Major Authors from the Early Nineteenth Century to the Present Day 483 (Everett Franklin Bleiler ed. 1982).

Natalie M. Rosinsky, A Female Man? The 'Medusan' Humor of Joanna Russ, 23 Extrapolation 31 (Spring 1982).

Robert Scholes, A Footnote to Russ's 'Recent Feminist Utopias', in Future Females: A Critical Anthology 86 (Marleen S. Barr ed. 1981).

Thelma J. Shinn, Worlds of Words and Swords: Suzette Haden Elgin and Joanna Russ at Work, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 207 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Judith Spector, The Functions of Sexuality in the Science Fiction of Russ, Piercy, and Le Guin, in Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature 197 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 18).

Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley

David Leon Higdon, 'A Good Game To Play': Brian Aldiss and the Mother of Science Fiction, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 139 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Judith A. Spector, Science Fiction and the Sex War: A Womb of One's Own, 31 Literature and Psychology 21 (1981).

Anca Vlasopolos, Frankenstein's Hidden Skeleton: The Psycho-Politics of Oppression, 10 Science Fiction Studies 125 (July 1983).

Mary Staton

Carol S. Pearson, The Utopian Novels of Dorothy Bryant, Mary Staton and Marge Piercy, 4 Heresies 84 (1981).

James Tiptree (Alice Hastings Sheldon)

Marleen Barr, 'The Females Do the Fathering!' James Tiptree's Male Matriarchs and Adult Human Gametes, 13 Science Fiction Studies 42 (March 1986).

Adam J. Frisch, Toward New Sexual Identities: James Tiptree, Jr., in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 48 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

Lilliam M. Heldreth, 'Love Is the Plan, the Plan Is Death': The Feminism and Fatalism of James Tiptree, Jr., 23 Extrapolation 22 (Spring 1982).

Joan D. Vinge

Deborah Byrd, Gynocentric Mythmaking in Joan Vinge's The Snow Queen, 27 Extrapolation 234 (Fall 1986).

William B. Thompson, Joan D. Vinge, 19 Starship 15 (Winter/Spring 1982/1983). Interview.

Carl Yoke, From Alienation to Personal Triumph: The Science Fiction of Joan D. Vinge, in The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It 103 (Tom Staicar ed. 1982)(Recognitions).

H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

Nancy Steffen Fluhr, Paper Tiger: Women and H. G. Wells, 12 Science Fiction Studies 311 (November 1985).

Kate Wilhelm

Patrice Caldwell, Earth Mothers or Male Memories: Wilhelm, Lem, and Future Women, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 59 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Susan Joan Wood

Casey Arnott and Louise Bunn, Energuwoman, 9 Room of One's Own 19 (August 1984).

Women in Science Fiction Films and Television Series

Karin Blair, Sex and Star Trek, 10 Science Fiction Studies 292 (November 1983).

Thomas B. Byers, Kissing Becky: Masculine Fears and Misogynist Moments in Science Fiction Films, 45 Arizona Quarterly 77 (Autumn 1989).

Mary Jo Deegan, Sexism in Space: The Freudian Formula in Star Trek, in Eros in the Mind's Eye 209 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 21).

Anne Cranny Francis, Sexuality and Sex-Role Stereotyping in Star Trek, 12 Science Fiction Studies 274 (November 1985).

Nancy Steffen Fluhr, Women and the Inner Game of Don Siegel's Invasion of the Body Snatchers, 11 Science Fiction Studies 139 (July 1984).

Andrew Gordon, The Power of the Force: Sex in the Star Wars Trilogy, in Eros in the Mind's Eye 193 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 21).

Jim Holte, Pilgrims in Space: Puritan Ideology and the American Science Fiction Film, in Eros in the Mind's Eye 181 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 21).

Rebecca Bell Meterau, Woman: The Other Alien in Alien, in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy 9 (Jane B. Weedman ed. 1985).

Politics, gender, and the arts : women, the arts, and society (1992)(Susequehanna University Studies).

Contains Minna Doskow, Herland : utopia in a different voice and Katherine Stannard, Technology and the Female in the Doctor Who Series.

Sam Umland, Sexual Freaks and Stereotypes in Recent Science Fiction and Fantasy Films: Loathing Begets Androgny, in Eros in the Mind's Eye 225 (Donald Palumbo ed. 1986)(Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy; 21).

Rhonda V. Wilcox, Shifting Roles and Synthetic Women in Star Trek: The Next Generation, 13 Studies in Popular Culture 53 (1991).

Tony Williams, Female Oppression in Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, 12 Science Fiction Studies 264 (November 1985).

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This bibliography is part of: An International Guide To Law and Literature (1996).


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