Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology

Sisters of the Revolution gathers a hugely curated choice of feminist speculative fiction (science fiction, delusion, horror, and extra) selected by means of essentially the most revered editorial groups in speculative literature at the present time, the award-winning Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. together with tales from the Seventies to the current day, the gathering seeks to extend the dialog approximately feminism whereas attractive the reader in a wealth of resourceful rules. From the literary heft of Angela Carter to the searing strength of Octavia Butler, Sisters of the Revolution gathers bold examples of speculative fiction’s engagement with feminism. darkish, satirical tales equivalent to Eileen Gunn’s “Stable suggestions for center administration” and the worrying horror of James Tiptree Jr.’s “The Screwfly answer” display the charged depth at paintings within the box. together with new, rising voices corresponding to Nnedi Okorafor and that includes foreign contributions from Angelica Gorodischer and lots of extra, this assortment seeks to extend the guidelines of either modern fiction and feminism to new fronts. relocating from the wonderful to the futuristic, sophisticated to surreal, those tales will impress suggestions and feelings approximately feminism like no different ebook on hand at the present time. different members comprise Anne Richter, Carol Emshwiller, Eleanor Arnason, Hiromi Goto, Joanna Russ, Karin Tidbeck, Kelley Eskridge, Kelly Barnhill, equipment Reed, L. Timmel Duchamp, Leena Krohn, Leonora Carrington, Pamela Sargent, Rose Lemberg, Susan Palwick, Tanith Lee, Ursula ok. Le Guin, and Vandana Singh.

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