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Memories and Visions: Woman's Fantasy and Science Fiction

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For decades science fiction was a notoriously male preserve, ranged by a very few intrepid women writers. In the 1970s women authors took center stage, creating vital, colorful female characters, envisioning societies where gender was not an issue, even worlds where men did not exist. Then in the 1980s, women in a community gave way to the strong woman hero who went advent ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published (first published October 1989)
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Jack Ziegler
Nov 12, 2016 rated it liked it
I picked this book up at a Wheaton Library book sale. As the father of two daughters I thought it would be a good reminder of the different viewpoints of women. I have not been disappointed.

One thing that surprised me is the tone of Feminism. The book was published in 1989. I don't hear feminist discussions like this anymore. But, I'm not in college anymore either.

My favorite stories were" Signs of Life" by Barbara Kransoff, "A Token for Celandine" by Laurell K. Hamilton, and "womanmansion" by
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Becca
Feb 10, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2007, scifi-fantasy
I liked most of the stories, actually. Some were very thought provoking, some were rather fantasical, and some were flat out weird. This collection was published in 1989, so a little bit of what may have seemed new and weird and futuristic seemed just fine to me, if not outdated. I enjoyed it.
Darcy
Dec 16, 2011 rated it it was ok
I only read the story by Laurell K Hamilton. This story is very early in her career and you can see themes of her future stories. What I found most interesting was her author bio at the end, if you read her blog, you will notice she doesn't sound that bright and shiny any more.
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