Theme & Character Lists: Anti-feminist
see also: explicitly
A Short History of
the Backlash against Feminism in SF/F
By anti-feminist I mean works that are specifically attacking the feminist
project. Clearly, to create a bibliography of works that are merely sexist
or misogynist would be too difficult -- there are too many. "Anti-feminist"
works, then, explicitly attack the feminist movement or feminism as a concept;
anti-feminism is a major thrust of the work. -- lq
- Berger, Thomas. Regiment of Women (1973)
- Besant, Walter. The Revolt of Man (1882)
- Cooper, Edmund. Gender Genocide. New York: Ace Books, 1972. Anti-feminist
sf: an all-female explicitly lesbian society hunts down the last
heterosexuals and men. One young soldier is captured and raped and falls
in love with the leader of the men.
- Maine, Charles Eric. Pseudonym for David McIlwain, 1921- .
World Without Men (1958); republished as Alph, 1972)
- Merwin, Sam. The Sex War (1953)
- Niven, Larry. Ringworld [It's really just misogynistic,
but notably so: only males are sapient in this world.]
- Norman, John (pseudonum). Gor series - Several of the books,
though not all, specifically attack feminism.
- Wilson, Richard. The Girls from Planet 5 (1955)
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