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The geek feminist revolution, Kameron Hurley

Label
The geek feminist revolution
Title
The geek feminist revolution
Statement of responsibility
Kameron Hurley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The book collects dozens of Hurley's essays on feminism, geek culture, and her experiences and insights as a genre writer, including "We Have Always Fought," which won the 2013 Hugo for Best Related Work. The Geek Feminist Revolution will also feature several entirely new essays written specifically for this volume."--Amazon.com
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
808
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.U769
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
The geek feminist revolution, Kameron Hurley
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-284)
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Die hard, hetaerae, and problematic pin-ups : a rant
  • Wives, warlords, and refugees : the people economy of Mad Max
  • Tea, bodies, and business : remaking the hero archetype
  • A complexity of desires : expectations of sex and sexuality in science fiction
  • What's so scary about strong female protagonists, anyway?
  • In defense of unlikable women
  • Women and gentlemen : on unmasking the sobering reality of hyper-masculine characters
  • Gender, family, nookie : the speculative frontier
  • The increasingly poor economics of penning problematic stories
  • Making people care : storytelling in fiction vs. marketing
  • Introduction :
  • Our dystopia : imagining more hopeful futures
  • Where have all the women gone? Reclaiming the future of fiction
  • Finding hope in tragedy : why I read dark fiction
  • Public speaking while fat
  • They'll come for you ... whether you speak up or not
  • The horror novel you'll never have to live : surviving without health insurance
  • Becoming what you hate
  • Let it go : on responding (or not) to online criticism
  • When the rebel becomes queen : changing broken systems from the inside
  • Terrorist or revolutionary? Deciding who gets to write history
  • Welcome to the revolution
  • Giving up the sky
  • What we didn't see : power, protest, story
  • What living in South Africa taught me about being white in America
  • It's about ethics in dating
  • Hijacking the Hugo Awards
  • Dear SFWA writers : let's chat about censorship and bullying
  • With great power comes great responsibility : on empathy and the power of privilege
  • Rage doesn't exist in a vacuum
  • Why I'm not afraid of the Internet
  • We have always fought : challenging the "women, cattle, and slaves" narrative
  • Persistence, and the long con of being a successful writer
  • Epilogue :
  • What are we fighting for?
  • I'll make pancakes : on opting in, and out, of the writing game
  • What marketing and advertising taught me about the value of failure
  • Taking responsibility for writing problematic stories
  • Unpacking the "real writers have talent" myth
  • Some men are more monstrous then others : on True detective's men and monsters
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780765386243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
1496708
System control number
  • (OCoLC)918994542
  • 1467047
  • (OCoLC)ocn918994542
  • 1467047

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