How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

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Still, the vampire of film and fiction was almost invariably portrayed as an evil being, whose detection and destruction is the main point of the plot. New York: Pomegranate Com- munications, 1994. Lost-colony settings have particular appeal to feminist science fiction writ- ers as sites for female empowerment, autonomy, or pleasure. Much like Christine Ladd Franklin and the Associa- tion of College Alumnae nearly a century earlier, women scientists hoped that serious efforts to expose sexism in the supposedly value-free realm of science would lead to its eventual eradication.

Pages: 336

Publisher: Algonquin Books; Reprint edition (January 12, 2010)

ISBN: 156512975X

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