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Abrash, Merritt.
"Le Guin's The Field of Vision: A Minority View on Ultimate Truth." Extrapolation v. 26 (Spring 1985), pages 5-15.
Albinski, Nan Bowman.
--. "Utopia Reconsidered: Women Novelists and Nineteenth-Century Utopian Visions." Signs v. 13 (Summer 1988): pp. 830-841.
--. Women's Utopias in British and American Fiction. London: Routledge, 1988.
--. "'The Laws of Justice, of Nature, and of Right': Victorian Feminist Utopias." in Feminism, Utopia, and Narrative edited by Libby Falk Jones and Sarah Webster Goodwin. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1990.
Allen, Virginia, and Terri Paul.
"Science and Fiction: Ways of Theorizing about Women." in Donald Palumbo, editor, Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature. New York: Greenwood, 1986. pages 165-183.
Allison, Dorothy.
"The Future of Female: Octavia Butler's Mother Lode." In Reading Black, Reading Feminist: A Critical Anthology, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 471-78. New York: Meridian, 1990.
Alting, Mark Carpentier
Oneindig Moment: Informatie Over Tanith Lee. Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1986. ISBN 90 290 2046 6.
Andermahr, Sonya.
"The Worlds of Lesbian / Feminist Science Fiction." Outwrite: Lesbianism and Popular Culture ed. by Gabriele Griffin. London: Pluto, 1993, pp. 106-125.
Anderson, Susan Janice.
"Introduction: Feminism and Science Fiction: Beyond BEMS and Boobs" in Aurora: Beyond Equality, edited by Vonda McIntyre and Susan Janice Anderson. Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications, 1976.
Andrinao, Joseph.
"The Handmaid's Tale as a Scrabble Game." Essays on Canadian Writing v 48 (1992-93) pp. 89-96.
Annas, Pamela J.
"New Worlds, New Words: Androgyny in Feminist Science Fiction." Science Fiction Studies v. 5, pt. 2, no. 15 (July 1978): pp. 143-56. [On Le Guin among others.]
Antczak, Janice.
"Octavia E. Butler: New Designs for a Challenging Future" in African-American Voices in Young Adult Literature: Tradition, Transition, Transformation edited by Karen Patricia Smith (Metuchen: Scarecrow, 1994): pp. 311-336.
Appleton, Jane Sophia.
"Sequel to the Vision of Bangor in the Twentieth Century." In American Utopias: Selected Short Fiction, edited by Arthur O. Lewis Jr., pp. 243-265. New York: Arno Press, 1971.
Arbur, Rosemarie.
--. "Beyond Feminism, the Self Intact: Woman's Place in the Work of Ursula K. Le Guin" in Thomas J. Remington, Selected Proceedings of the 1978 Science Fiction Research Association National Conference (Cedar Falls, Iowa: University of Northern Iowa, 1979). pages 146-163.
--. Leigh Brackett, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Anne McCaffrey: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography (G. K. Hall, 1982) [aka ...: A Reference Guide]
--. "Leigh Brackett: No 'Long Goodbye' Is Good Enough." In Staicar's The Feminine Eye (New York: Ungar, 1982) pp. 1-13.
--. Marion Zimmer Bradley (Starmont Reader's Guide Series, volume 27) (Mercer Island, Wash.: Starmont House, 1985; Borgo Press: 1985) (ISBN 0-916732-95-9)
Armitt, Lucie., editor.
--. Where No Man has Gone Before: Women and Science Fiction. New York: Routledge, 1991.
Anthology. Includes:
Introduction. Includes essays on Charlotte Haldane, Katherine Burdekin, Maureen Duffy, Gwyneth Jones, Ursula Le Guin, Doris Lessing, C. L. Moore, etc.
--. Theorising the Fantastic. London & New York: Arnold, 1996.
Arnason, Eleanor.
"On Writing Science Fiction" in Women of Vision edited by Denise Du Pont (New York: St. Martin's, 1988): pp. 98-108.
Aronstein, Susan.
"Prize or Pawn? Homosocial Order, Marriage, and the Redefinition of Women in the Gawain Continuation." Romanic Review v. 82 (March 1991): pp. 115-26.
Asaro, Catherine; Dennis Danvers; and Severna Parks.
"A panel on strong female characters in science fiction"
http://www.scifi.com/transcripts/1998/StrongWomenCharacters.html
Ashley, Mike.
"The Tanith Lee Bibliography," Fantasy Macabre, no. 4 (1983): pp. 27-36.
Attebery, Brian.
"Women's Coming of Age in Fantasy." Extrapolation v. 28 (Spring 1987): pp. 10-22.
--. The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature: From Irving to Le Guin (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980)
--. "Gender, Fantasy, and the Authority of Tradition." Journal of the Fantstic in the Arts v.7, n.1 (#25): pp. 51-60 (1996).
Atwood, Margaret.
"Marge Piercy: Woman on the Edge of Time and Living in the Open." The Nation 12/4/1976, pp. 601-602; also in Second Words: Selected Critical Prose (Boston: Beacon Press, 1984) pp. 272-278.
--. "Witches." in Second Words: Selected Critical Prose (Boston: Beacon Press, 1984): pp. 329-333.
Axsom, Margo.
Border Crossings: The Emergence of Feminist Science Fiction as a Genre. Dissertation.
Chapter 3: Frankenstein Evolves - available online at http://www.sonoma.edu/ar/ar/Staff/AxsomDissertation.html
Discussion of Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gilmore and The Female Man by Joanna Russ.
Ayres, Susan.
"The 'Straight Mind' in Russ's The Female Man." Science-Fiction Studies Volume 22, Part 1, Number 65 (March 1995): pages 22 - 34.

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Bacon-Smith, Camille.
Bacon-Smith does anthropological studies of slash fiction & sf fandom.
--. "Spock Among the Women (Star Trek Fanzine Writers)." The New York Times Book Review. V. 91 (November 16, 1986), pages 1-.
--. Science Fiction Culture (Feminist Cultural Studies, the Media and Political Culture) (2000)
--. Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
Badami, Mary Kay.
"A Feminist Critique of Science Fiction." Extrapolation Volume 18, no. 1 (December 1976): pages 6-19.
Baer, Barbara L.
"Apart to the End? Women and Men -- Different Visions of Nuclear War." Commonweal v. 112 (March 22 1985), pages 167-170.
Baggeson, Soren.
"Utopian and Dystopian Pessimism: Le Guin's The Word for World is Forest and Tiptree's "We Who Stole the Dream." Science Fiction Studies v. 14 (1987): pages 34-43.
Bainbridge, William Sims.
"Women in Science Fiction." Sex Roles V. 8 (October 1982): pages 1081 - 1093.
Statistics about women in science fiction both as authors and readers.
Baird, Lani and Jake Stuiver.
"Space babe Leia flaunts a rare feminist flair". The Digital Collegian Friday, Feb. 21, 1997. http://www.collegian.psu.edu/archive/1997/02/02-21-97tdc/02-21-97d05-010.htm (Penn State University)
Balsamo, A.
"Reading Cyborgs Writing Feminism." Communication Volume 10 (1988): pages 334-44.
Bammer, Angelika.
Partial Visions: Feminism and Utopianism in the 1970s. New York & London: Routledge, 1991.
Banerjee, Chinmoy.
"Alice in Disneyland: Criticism as Commodity in The Handmaid's Tale." Essays on Canadian Writing v 41 (Summer 1990) pp 74-92.
Barbour, Douglas.
--. "The Lathe of Heaven: Taoist Dream," Algol, no. 21 (Nov. 1973): pp. 22-24.
--. "Wholeness and Balance in the Hainish Novels of Le Guin." Science-Fiction Studies v. 1, 3 (Spring 1974): pp. 164-172.
--. "Wholeness and Balance: An Addendum," Science-Fiction Studies 2, 3 (Nov. 1975): pp. 248-249.
--. Worlds out of Words: the SF Novels of Samuel R. Delany (Somerset, England: Bran's Head Books, 1979).
--. "Joanna Russ's The Female Man: An Appreciation" in The Sphinx: A Magazine of Literature and Society v. 4 no. 1 (1981): pp. 65-75.
Barr, Marleen.
--. "Charles Bronson, Samurai, and Other Feminine Images: A Transactive Response to The Left Hand of Darkness" in Future Females: A Critical Anthology edited by Marlene S. Barr (Bowling Green State University Popular Press: 1981), pp. 138-154.
--. "Suzy McKee Charnas," in Twentieth Century Science Fiction Writers, edited by Curtis C. Smith. New York: St. Martin's, 1981.
--, editor. Future Females: A Critical Anthology. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1981.
--. "Holding Fast to Feminism and Moving Beyond: Suzy McKee Charnas's The Vampire Tapestry." In Tom Staicar, editor, The Feminine Eye: Science Fiction and the Women Who Write It (New York: Ungar, 1982). pp. 60-72, 138-140.
--. "Science Fiction and the fact of Women's Repressed Creativity: Anne McCaffrey Portrays a Female Artist." Extrapolation v. 23, no. 1 (1982): pp. 70-76.
--. "Utopia at the End of a Male Chauvinist Dystopian World: Suzy McKee Charnas's Feminist Science Fiction" in Marleen Barr and Nicholas D. Smith, editors, Women and Utopia: Critical Interpretations (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1983), pp. 43-66. Analyzes Charnas' Walk to the End of the World and Motherlines.
--, and Nicholas Smith, editors. Women and Utopia: Critical Interpretations. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1983.
--. Oh Well, Orwell: Big Sister Is Watching Herself: Feminist Science Fiction in 1984 (May 1984) --, editor. Feminist Science Fiction. Special issue of Women's Studies International Forum Volume 7, Number 2 (1984).
--. "Science Fiction's Invisible Female Man: Feminism, Formula, Word and World in 'When It Changed' and 'The Women Men Don't See'", in Luk de Vos, editor, Just the Other Day: Essays on the Suture of the Future. Antwerp: EXA, 1985. pages 433-437. (Series: Intrepid Reeks number 11.) Also as: "Science Fiction's Invisible Female Men: Joanna Russ's 'When It Changed' and James Tiptree's 'The Women Men Don't See.'", in Chapter 5 of Lost in Space (1993)
--. "Immortal Feminist Communities: A Recent Idea in Science Fiction," in Death and the Serpent, edited by carl B. Yoke and Donald M. Hassler. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1985: pp. 39-47. Discussion of Motherlines by Charnas and other feminist sf. --. "'The Females Do the Fathering!' James Tiptree's Male Matriarchs and Adult Human Gametes." Science Fiction Studies v. 13 no. 38 (March 1986) pages 42-49. Also: "'The Females Do the Fathering!' Reading, Resisting, and James Tiptree, Jr." Rev. & Reprinted in Alien to Feminity.
--. "Permissive, Unspectacular, a Little Baffling: Sex and the Single Feminist Utopian Quasi-Tribesperson." in Donald Palumbo, editor, Erotic Universe: Sexuality and Fantastic Literature. New York: Greenwood, 1986. pages 185-196.
--. Alien to Femininity: Speculative Fiction and Feminist Theory. Westport, Connecticutt: Greenwood Press, 1987. (Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction & Fantasy Series, No. 27)
--. "Feminist Fabulation; or, Playing with Patriarchy vs. the Masculinization of Metafiction." Women's Studies Volume 14, Number 2 (1987), pages 187-191.
--, and Patrick D. Murphy, eds. "Feminism Faces the Fantastic." Special issue of Women's Studies, Volume 14, Number 2 (1987).
--. "Blurred Generic Conventions: Pregnancy and Power in Feminist Science Fiction." Reproductive & Genetic Engineering v. 1 no. 2 (1988) pages 167-174.
--. "Food for Postmodern Thought." In Feminism, Utopia, and Narrative, edited by Sarah Webster Goodwin and Libby Falk Jones, pages 21-33. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1990.
--. "News from Somewhere." Science Fiction Studies, v. 17, pt. 3 (1990): pp. 401-404. --. "Men in Feminist Science Fiction: Marge Piercy, Thomas Berger and the End of Masculinity" in Rhys Garnett and R. J. Ellis, eds., Science Fiction Roots and Branches: Contemporary Critical Approaches. (New York: Macmillan / St. Martin's, 1990), pp. 153-167.
--. "Review of Feminist Utopias by Francis Bartkowski." Science Fiction Studies 17 (1990): pages 401 - 404.
--. "Thelma and Louise: Driving toward Feminist SF; Or, Yes, Women Do Dream of Not Being Electric Sheep." Foundation: The Review of Science Fiction (Essex, England) v. 53 (Autumn 1991), pp. 80-86.
--. "Working at Loving: The Postseparatist Feminist Utopia." Actes du XIe colloque de CERLI, January 26-27 1990. In Eros, Science Fiction, Fantastique Aix-en-Provence: Universite de Provence, 1991. pages 179-189. about Doris Lessing, Pamela Sargent, and Joan Slonczewski.
--. Feminist Fabulation: Space / Postmodern Fiction. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1992.
--. Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 1993. Includes foreword by Marge Piercy.
--. "Searoad Chronicles of Klatsand as a Pathway toward New Directions in Feminist Science Fiction: Or Who's Afraid of Connecting Ursula Le Guin to Virginia Woolf?" Foundation: The Review of Science Fiction (London, England) v. 60 (Spring 1994) pages 58-67.
--. Future Females, The Next Generation: New Voices and Velocities in Feminist Science Fiction Criticism (2000)
--, and Nicholas D. Smith, editors. Women and Utopia: Critical Interpretations. Landham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1983.
Bartkowski, Frances.
Feminist Utopias. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1989.
--. "No Shadows Without Light. " Feminist Utopias. Lincoln & London : U of Nebraska P, 1989. 133-58. Comparaison of The Handmaid's Tale and L'Eugelionne (1976) by Louky Bersianik.
Bartlett, J. L.
"Paradox or Publication: Women in More's Utopia" 3/2000.
http://www.womenwriters.net/editorials/bartlett200.htm
Bartter, Martha A.
"Science, Science Fiction and Women: A Language of (Tacit) Exclusion." Etc. v. 49 (Winter 92/93) pages 406-419.
Baruch, Elaine Hoffman.
--. "'A Natural and Necessary Monster': Women in Utopia." Alternative Futures Volume 2, Number 1 (Winter 1979): pages 29-49.
--. "Dystopia Now." Alternative Futures: The Journal of Utopian Studies (Summer 1979): pages 55-67.
Bassnett, Susan.
"Remaking the Old World: Ursula Le Guin and the American Tradition." in Where No Man Has Gone Before: Women and Science Fiction edited by Lucie Armitt. London: Routledge, 1991: pp. 50-66.
Bazin, Nancy Topping.
"Women and Revolution in Dystopian Fiction : Nadine Gordimer's July's People and Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale." Selected Essays : International Conference on Representing Revolution 1989. Ed. John Michael Grafton. Carrollton, Ga. : West Georgia College, 1991. 115-27.
--. "British Reviews of Shikasta." Doris Lessing Newsletter v. 4 (Winter 1980): pp. 7, 9-15.
Beal, Frances M.
"Black Women and the Science Fiction Genre: Interview with Octavia Butler." Black Scholar Volume 17 (March-April 1986): pages 14-18.
Bedore, Pamela.
"Slavery and Symbiosis in Octavia Butler's Kindred." in Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction v. 31, no. 84 (Spring 2002): pp. 73-81.
Bell-Metereau, Rebecca.
Hollywood Androgyny (Columbia University Press, 1985). Substantial discussions of films including "Myra Breckenridge" (1970) (pp. 162-166), "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975) (pp. 178-187), and "Alien" (1980) (pp. 209-224), among many other non-sf-al films. The emphasis is on gender roles & transgender issues. Surprisingly readable and not afflicted with post-modern headache-making language. -- lq, 5/14/00
Benson, Gordon. Stephenson-Payne, Phil.
Marion Zimmer Bradley: Mistress of Magic: A Working Bibliography (Galactic Central Bibliographies Ser. No. 40) (Borgo Press, 1992)
Benton, Jill.
Naomi Mitchison: A Century of Experiment in Life and Letters. London: Pandora, 1990.
Berard, Sylvie.
--. "Amazones de tir dans la SF cote femmes!" Tessera North York, Ontario, Canada. v. 15 (Winter 1993) pages 42-55. (in French)
--. Je pense "or" je suis. Discours et identite dans la SF cote femmes. D'U.K. Le Guin a E. Vonarburg. [I Think Theref[or]e I Am. Discourse and Identity in SF on the Women's Side. From U. K. Le Guin to E. Vonarburg.]. Ph.D. Dissertation, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, 1995.
--. "Les nouvelles d'Elisabeth Vonarburg ou la nouvelle au-dela du recueil." XYZ. La revue de la nouvelle, # 43, Autumn 1995.
--. "Qu'ouir, que lire? Gonades et derobades dans l'espace science-fictionnel." Post, # 9 (forthcoming in Autumn 1995).
Berger, Arthur Asa.
"A Personal Response to Whetmore's 'A Female Captain's Enterprise'" in Future Females: A Critical Anthology edited by Marlene S. Barr (Bowling Green State University Popular Press: 1981), pp. 162-163.
Bergstrom, Janet.
"Androids and Androgyny." Camera Obscura: A Journal of Feminism and Film Theory (Rochester, NY), v. 15 (Fall 1986): pp. 36-65.
Berkley, Miriam.
"Ursula K. Le Guin." Publishers Weekly (May 1986): p. 72.
Berman, Ruth.
"An Arnason Note" in Last Homely Hearth #8 (August, 1981).
Berman, Jeffrey.
"Where's All the Fiction in Science Fiction?" in Future Females: A Critical Anthology edited by Marlene S. Barr (Bowling Green State University Popular Press: 1981), pp. 164-176.
Bester, Alfred, 1913- .
"Sex in the Year 2500," interview with Jeremy Hughes, In Touch for Men, July 1982. Bester discusses the gay rights movement.
Beswick, Norman. "Ideology and Dogma in the 'Ferocious' SF Novels of Sheri S. Tepper." Foundation: Review of Science Fiction v.71: pp. 32-44 (Autumn 1997).
Bewell, Alan.
"An Issue of Monstrous Desire: Frankenstein and Obstetrics." The Yale Journal of Criticism, v. 2, no. 1 (Fall 1988): pp. 105-128.
Bickman, Martin.
"Le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness: Form and Content," Science-Fiction Studies, v. 4, no. 1 (March 1977): pp. 42-47.
Bierman, Judah.
"Ambiguity in Utopia: The Dispossessed." Science-Fiction Studies, v. 2, no. 3 (# 7) (Nov. 1975): pp. 249-256.
Bignell, Jonathan.
"The Handmaid's Tale: Novel and Film" British Journal of Canadian Studies v 8 n 1 (1993): pp 71-84.
Binder, Regina. Die Maskierte Utopie: Feminismus und Science Fiction ISBN 3631487940; 171 pp.; P. Lang.
Bittner, James W.
--. "Chronosophy, Aesthetics, and Ethics in Le Guin's The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia." in No Place Else: Explorations in Utopian and Dystopian Fiction edited by Eric S. Rabkin, Martin H. Greenberg, and Joseph D. Olander. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1983: pp. 244-270.
--. Approaches to the Fiction of Ursula K. LeGuin Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1984. (Studies in Speculative Fiction No. 4) (0-8357-2013-6)
Blagden, Nellie.
"Otherworldly women (women novelists)." Life. v. 7 (July 1984), pages 112-117.
Blodgett, Harriet.
"Fresh Iconography: Subversive Fantasy by Angela Carter." The Review of Contemporary Fiction v. 14 (Fall 1994): pp. 49-55.
Blum, Joanne.
"Return to the Myth in Fictions by Le Guin, Bryant, and Tiptree." in Transcending Gender: The Male / Female Double in Women's Fiction. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1988: pp. 61-76.
Bogstad, Janice.
--. Editorial: "The Science Fiction Connection: Readers and Writers in the SF Community." Janus, v. 3, no. 4 (#10): 1977, pp. 4-8.
--. "Octavia E. Butler and Power Relationships," Janus, 4 (1978-1979): pp. 28-31.
--, with Barbara Emrys. "Science Fiction and Women's Networking." New Moon: A Quarterly Journal of SF and Critical Feminism." Winter 1981-1982: pp. 2-3, 17-19.
Bonner, Frances.
--. "Difference and Desire, Slavery and Seduction: Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis." Foundation no. 48 (1990): pp. 50-62.
--. "Towards a Better Way of Being: Feminist Science Fiction" in Imagining Women: Cultural Representations and Gender, edited by Frances Bonner, Cambridge: Polity, 1992: pp. 94-102.
--. "Review: Aliens and Others: Science Fiction, Feminism and Postmodernism." Foundation, v. 62, Winter 1994/1995, pp. 89-93.
Booker, M. Keith.
"Woman on the Edge of a Genre: The Feminist Dystopias of Marge Piercy." Science-Fiction Studies v. 21 (Nov. 1994): pp. 337-350.
Booth, H. Austin.
"Women, Gender, and Cyberculture" in Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (July/August 2000) (bibliography)
Borghi, Liana.
"Liminaliens and Others -- But Mostly Vamps, Dragons and Women's SF." in Critical Studies on the Feminist Subject ed. by Giovanna Covi (1997) (ISBN 88-86135-70-X).
Boulter, Amanda.
"Alice James Raccoona Tiptree Sheldon Jr.: Textual Personas in the Short Fiction of Alice Sheldon." Foundation: The Review of Science Fiction [London, England]: v. 63 (Spring 1995): pp. 5-31.
Brackett, Leigh.
--. Interview, in Speaking of Science Fiction: The Paul Walker Interviews, Paul Walker, editor, Oradell, NJ: LUNA Publications, 1978: pp. 370-383.
-- and Edmond Hamilton. "Interview with Leigh Brackett and Edmond Hamilton," Science Fiction Review, v. 6, no. 2 (May 1977): pp. 6-15.
Bradley, Marion Zimmer.
--, writing as Miriam Gardner. "Behind the Borderline" in Ladder, Oct. 1960. Autobiographical information.
--. "Of Men, Halflings, and Hero Worship," Rochester, Texas, 1961 (private printing); Baltimore, T-K Graphics, 1973; revised in Tolkien and the Critics, edited by Neil Isaacs and Rose A. Zimbardo, Notre Dame, Indiana, and London: Notre Dame Press, 1968. [speculations on the possibly homosexual friendship between Frodo and Sam]
--. "Responsibilities and Temptations of Women Science Fiction Writers," in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Jane B. Weedman, editor, Lubbock: Texas Tech Press, 1985: pp. 25-42.
--. "One Woman's Experience in Science Fiction," in Women of Vision, edited by Denise Du Pont, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988: pp. 84-97.
Braidotti, Rosi.
"Cyberfeminism with a Difference" http://www.let.ruu.nl/womens_studies/rosi/cyberfem.htm
Braun, Beth.
"The X-Files and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Ambiguity of Evil in Supernatural Representations." Journal of Popular Film and Television v. 28, no. 2 (2000): pp. 88-94.
Breen, Walter.
The Darkover Concordance (Berkeley, Calif.: Pennyfarthing Press, 1979).
Brennan, Zoe.
--. "Visions of Women, Technology and the Future in Feminist Science Fiction." Submitted by Zoe Brennan to the University of Exeter as a dissertation towards the degree of Master of Arts by advanced study in Women's Studies, September 1994. Abstract available online at http://www.ex.ac.uk/ws/Abstracts/AbBrennan.html Discusses a variety of works including Angela Carter's Heroes and Villains.
Brewer, Marie Minnich.
"Surviving Fictions: Gender and Difference in Postmodern and Postnuclear Narrative." Discourse Volume 9 (1987): pages 37-52.
Brians, Paul.
--. "Study Guide: Margaret Atwood The Handmaid's Tale."
--. "Study Guide: Ursula LeGuin The Dispossessed."
Brizzi, Mary T.
--. "C. J. Cherryh and Tomorrow's New Sex Roles" in Staicar's The Feminine Eye (Ungar: New York, 1982), pp. 32-47.
--. "Narcissism and Romance in McCaffrey's Restoree," in Patterns of the Fantastic, edited by Donald M Hasser, Academic Programming at CHICON IV, San Berandino, California: Borgo Press, 1983: pp. 136-145.
--. "The Launching Pad," in Extrapolation, v. 23, no. 1 (1982): pp. 3-4, 107.
Broderick, Damien, and Joanna Russ.
"The Broderick-Russ Correspondence." Australian Science Fiction Review, May 1987, pp. 9-18.
Broege, Valerie.
"Women and Technology in Science Fiction: An Uneasy Alliance," in Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by Valerie Broege, Lubbock: Texas Tech Press, 1985: pp. 43-58.
Brooks, Rick.
"Andre Norton: Loss of Faith," The Dipple Chronicle 1 (Nov / Dec 1971): pp. 12-30; reprinted in The Many Worlds of Andrew Norton, edited by Roger Elwood (Radnor, Pennsylvania: Chilton, 1974): pp. 178-200; later title, The Book of Andre Norton (New York: Daw Books, 1975).
Browning, Tonya J.
--. "A Foray Into History: A Brief Historical Survey of Women Writers of Science Fiction"
http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~tonya/Tonya/sf/history.html
--. "Filling the Gaps Between Hard and Soft Science Fiction: A Case Study of Technofeminist Pat Cadigan." SISSI Proceedings, June 1994. Invited lecture at "The Image of Technology in Literature, the Media and Society." Society for Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery (SISSI) and the University of Southern Colorado, Colorado Springs, March 11, 1994. Translated into Italian by Mafalda Stasi (forthcoming) "Pat Cadigan, tecnofemminismo e fantascienza" MadrePerla Spring 1997.
--. "Protohistories and Protofeminists: Women and Science Fiction" in Hugo Gernsback's Forecast Science Fiction
http://www.twd.net/ird/forecast/browning.html
Bryant, Dorothy.
"My Publisher / Myself." Frontiers, v. 4, 1979, pp. 35-39.
Brynen, Rex.
"Mirror, Mirror? The Politics of Television Science Fiction"
http://www.arts.mcgill.ca/mepp/exofile/sftv.html
Discusses women, minorities, and queers throughout TV SF history.
Bucknall, Barbara.
Ursula K. Le Guin. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1981.
Bujold, Lois McMaster, and Sylvia Kelso.
"Letterspace: In the Chinks Between Published Fiction and Published Criticism." in Women of Other Worlds: Excursions through Science Fiction and Feminism, edited by Helen Merrick and Tess Williams, University of Western Australia Press: Nedlands, 1999: pp. 383-409.
Bullock, C. J., and Kay L. Stewart.
"Post-Party Politics: Doris Lessing's Novels of the Seventies." Massachusetts Review 20 (1979): 245-57.
Bulmer, Pamela.
"A Call to Arms." Femizine, no. 2 (Dec. 1954): p. 7
Butler, Marily.
"The First Frankenstein and Radical Science." TLS, April 9, 1993: pp. 12-14.
Byrd, Deborah.
--. "A Permanent Escape from the Underworld: Doris Lessing's Use of the Demeter / Kore Myth in Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five." Paper given at the mid-Hudson MLA Meeting, Poughkeepsie, New York, November 23, 1983.
--. "Gynocentric Mythmaking in Joan Vinge's The Snow Queen." Extrapolation (Fall 1986): pages 234-44.
Byrne, Deirdre.
"The Postmodernization of Gender / The Gendering of Postmodernism: Joanna Russ's Extra(Ordinary) People." Unisa English Studies: Journal of the Department of English v. 30 no. 1 (1992): pp. 47-52.

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Cadigan, Pat.
--. "Guest Editorial: Ten Years After." Asimov's SF Magazine, v. 17, no. 14 (Dec. 1993): pp. 4-9.
--. "Interview with Pat Cadigan." Journal Wired, Spring 1990, pp. 84-118.
Cadora, Karen.
"Feminist Cyberpunk." Science Fiction Studies, v. 22, no. 3 (1995): pp. 357-372.
Caldecott, Leonie.
"Naomi Mitchison" in Women of Our Century by Leonie Caldecott. London: Arile Books, 1984: pp. 11-34.
Caldwell, Larry W.
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Califia, Pat.
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Cameron, Eleanor.
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Carr, Helen, editor.
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Carr, Joan W. (pseudonym for Sandy Sanderson)
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Carter, Raphael.
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Chapman, Edgar L.
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Charnas, Suzy McKee.
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Chien, Ying-Ying.
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Ciconi, Mirna.
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Cioffi, Kathleen.
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Clareson, Thomas.
"Lost Worlds, Lost Races: A Pagan Princess of Their Very Own." Many Futures, Many Worlds. Ed. Thomas Clareson. Kent State: Kent State University Press, 1977.
Clark, Jill.
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Clark, Keith, and Denise Keller.
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Clark, Robert.
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Clerc, Susan. "Estrogen Brigades and 'Big Tits' Threads: Media Fandom Online and Off," in Wired Women: Gender and New Realities in Cyberspace, edited by Lynn Cherny and Elizabeth Reba Weise. Seattle: Seal Press, 1996. Discusses women online.
Clemente, Bill.
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Cline, Cheryl.
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Clover, Carol J.
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Collings, M. R.
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Collins, Jerre.
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Collins, Robert A.
"Tepper's 'Chinanga': A Parable of Deconstruction." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts v.8, n.4 (#32): pp. 464-471 (1997).
Discusses Beauty.
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Corcos, Christine Alice.
" Women's Rights and Women's Images in Science Fiction: A Selected Bibliography" (1994)
Cortiel, Jeanne.
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Crawford, Iain.
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Creed, Barbara.
"Horror and the Monstrous Feminine: An Imaginary Abjection." Screen Volume 27, Part 1 (1986): pages 44-70.
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Croft, Andy.
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Crosby, Janice C.
Cauldron of Changes: Feminist Spirituality in Fantastic Fiction (McFarland: 2000, ISBN 0786408480). Studies on Marion Zimmer Bradley, Kim Chernin, Alice Walker, Mercedes Lackey, Patricia Kennealy, Gael Baudino, Octavia Butler, Lynn Abbey, Joan Vinge, Toni Morrison, Gloria Naylor, Ntozake Shange, and Starhawk.
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Crowder, Diane Griffin.
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Cumberland, Sharon.
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Cummins, Elizabeth.
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