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Future Females: A Critical Anthology
“A justification for paying serious attention to science fiction may by now be necessary only for other literary critics and scholars. Still, the question of why a book addressing itself to science fiction has to be faced briefly.” This comment, the opening statement of Darko Suvins’ recent book, is of concern to Professor Barr, editor of this volume, since Future Females ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published June 15th 1981 by Popular Press 1
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The copyright date on this book is 1981. One of the essays discusses the Star Trek episode "Turnabout Intruder," the last original episode of the series, in which Dr. Janet Lester takes over both Kirk and the Enterprise. The wikipedia listing mentions cultural theorist Cassandra Armesley, noting that fans agree this is one of the worst episodes of the original series. It sticks in my head that way. Shatner acting like a whiny creepy insane woman was...well, not too far removed from the over-the- ...more