Alien Plots

Alien Plots

Female Subjectivity and the Divine in the Light of James Tiptree's 'A Momentary Taste of Being'

eBook - 2000
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At the heart of this stimulating and provocative study is a science fiction story by James Tiptree Jr (Alice Sheldon-Bradley, 1916?1987) about a brother and a sister (and 58 other human beings) who encounter an alien while on a starship travelling to discover a habitable planet. The book includes an outline of Tiptree?s work and of her remarkable life as the only child of jungle explorers, as a painter, an American agent during and after World War II, an experimental psychologist, and a female science fiction writer in male disguise.
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9781781380444
1781380449
9781846312533
1846312531
9780853238249
0853238243
0853238146
9780853238140
Characteristics: 1 online resource (241 pages)

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