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Ursula Le Guin: Be Always Coming Home

Ursula Le Guin published Always Coming Home in 1980. It was, from an experimental writer and a leading voice in speculative fiction and feminism, an experiment. It was Le Guin, the “anthropologist’s daughter” (as she sometimes named herself) playing with … Continue reading

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Chasing Beauty: She, by H Rider Haggard, Part II

Whiter Shade of Pale Haggard’s book is full of both careless bigotry and acerbic comments about women and beauty. This might have been the tradition of the time, but some seems almost sly, as if Haggard is commenting on his … Continue reading

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