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The Rise of the Feminist Dystopia Novel and What to Read

How much social, environmental or psychological change needs to happen within the general populace or society for it to be considered a dystopia? Why the rise of feminist centered dystopia geared towards the female(trans, non-binary, cis or other) experience? “Evil triumphs when good men do nothing. That’s what they say, right?”  Vox by Christina Dalcher Dystopias are not a new …

10 More Feminist Dystopic Books

Recently I posted an article on The Rise of Feminist Dystopic Novels and some examples to check out. I also received a bunch of wonderful suggestions on twitter, and have added them here. Thanks! The Female Man by Joanna Russ It has influenced William Gibson and been listed as one of the ten essential works of science fiction. Most importantly, Joanna …

Graphic Novel Review – What Makes Girls Sick and Tired by Lucille De Pesloüan

Stats Paperback  48 pages Expected publication: March 18th, 2019 by Second Story Press ISBN 1772600962 About From the publisher, “What Makes Girls Sick and Tired is a feminist manifesto that denounces the discrimination against and unfairness felt by women from childhood to adulthood. The graphic novel, illustrated in a strikingly minimalist style with images of girls with varied body types …

Novella Review – The Yellow Wall-Paper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Elaine Hedges (afterword)

Awards “It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight.” ― Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories #801 on 1001 Books to Read Before You Die About ‘It is stripped off – the paper – in great patches . . . The colour is repellent . . . …