Partners in wonder : women and the birth of science fiction, 1926-1965 / Eric Leif Davin.

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Main Author: Davin, Eric Leif.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, [2006], ©2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Science fiction and the contested terrain of popular culture
  • I: Presumption of prejudice; Science fiction's contested terrain, 1926-1949
  • The genesis of the mythology
  • Present at the creation
  • Weird sisters
  • Female fandom
  • Women without names
  • The usual suspects
  • Anecdotes and antidotes
  • Haven in a heartless world
  • Ebony and ivory
  • Femalien empathy
  • Feminist futures
  • History and mythistory
  • II: The crest of the first wave' Science fiction's female counter-culture, 1950-1960
  • Ecce femina
  • Alone against tomorrow
  • Across the great divide
  • A counter-culture of tending and befriending
  • III: Hidden from history; The ebbing of first wave women's science fiction, 1961-1965
  • Into time's abyss
  • The persistence of myth.