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Author Betz, Phyllis M. (Phyllis Marie), 1953-

Title The lesbian fantastic : a critical study of science fiction, fantasy, paranormal and gothic writings / Phyllis M. Betz

Publ Info Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RIC  PS153.L46 B483 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PS153.L46 B483 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PS153.L46 B483 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS153.L46 B483 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 203 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: reading lesbians reading fantasy -- Once upon a time: historical backgrounds and contexts -- Here be monsters: lesbian gothic -- In a kingdom far away: lesbian fantasy -- Beyond the known galaxy: lesbian science fiction -- Blurring the lines: mixed genre -- Conclusion: such stuff as dreams are made on
Note "This work examines how lesbian authors have used the structures and conventions of science fiction to embody characters, relationships and other themes that relate to their experience as the quintessential Other in the broader culture. Topics include lesbian gothic, fantasy, science fiction, mixed genre texts and historical background. A vital addition to the scholarship on homosexuality and culture"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Lesbians' writings, American -- History and criticism
Lesbians in literature
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism
Gothic fiction (Literary genre), American -- History and criticism
ISBN 9780786458851 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786458852 (softcover : alk. paper)