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Virginia Kidd (1921–2003)

Autor(a) de Millennial Women

11+ Works 752 Membros 6 Reviews

About the Author

Obras de Virginia Kidd

Millennial Women (1978) — Editor — 285 cópias
Interfaces (1980) — Editor — 155 cópias
The Night Shapes (1962) — Autor — 151 cópias
Edges (1980) — Editor — 102 cópias
The Wounded Planet (1973) — Editor — 51 cópias
Kangaroo Court [novelette] (1966) 2 cópias
CholoM {poem} 2 cópias
Abendländes {poem} 1 exemplar(es)
Capricious Pearls, The 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Alchemy and Academe (1970) — Contribuinte — 578 cópias
Titan's Daughter (1961) — Introdução, algumas edições131 cópias
Orbit 1 (1966) — Contribuinte — 98 cópias
Future City (1973) — Contribuinte — 89 cópias
The Best of Judith Merril (1976) — Introdução — 77 cópias
Dark Stars (1969) — Contribuinte — 65 cópias
Quark/3 (1971) — Contribuinte — 52 cópias
Strange Gods (1974) — Contribuinte — 42 cópias
Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction (2016) — Contribuinte — 42 cópias
Women of Vision : Essays by Women Writing Science Fiction (1988) — Contribuinte, algumas edições33 cópias
Berserkers (1973) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
Capitol Crimes: 2017 Anthology — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)


Conhecimento Comum



A slightly strange collection as I expected short stories and got about four of those, one novelette (Joan D Vinge's Phoenix in the Ashes, and one actual novel 'Eye of the Heron' by Ursula K Le Guin. I didn't find the short stories at all memorable, but I did enjoy the two longer works.

The Vinge is set after a (probable nuclear war) event has cut off communities into small enclaves, some of which are less technological than others. A man from one that still has powered flight is prospecting for sites where metal can be dug out of ruins and crashes in a community where such things are looked on as works of the devil. He is lucky to survive, helped by a woman who has been disowned by her father for refusing to marry the man her father picked out.

The Le Guin novel is set on a planet where two communities have grown up, descendants from people sent out from Earth to get rid of them - the first a city dwelling people whose ancestors were criminals, the second a country and farming dwelling group who are descending from people who were non violent protestors and believers in peace. The city dwellers exploit the country folk who have sent out an expedition to find out if there is somewhere they can set up another community away from the 'bosses' in the city. The novel centres around the character of the boss' daughter, and a young man of the peace/farming community, against a backdrop of the city folk using increasingly violent means to subjugate the farmers.
… (mais)
kitsune_reader | 1 outra resenha | Nov 23, 2023 |
Set in the very earliest 20th century Congo, this white man at home among Africans tale is almost worse because it is trying not to be racist af while still basically racist af - after all it was written for a market of white men. There are dinosaurs, hidden valleys, a python that takes our hero as a pet, a witch doctor that conjures a storm, but the most outrageous piece of fantasy is that a man would be expelled from the US for an affair with a 14yr old girl, and have to live his life as a king in the Congo. Yes, there is the compulsory red haired green eyed beauty for our hero.… (mais)
quondame | Dec 20, 2021 |
This is an older book, and a few of the stories are somewhat dated, but Joan D. Vinge's novelet "Phoenix in the Ashes" and Ursula LeGuin's "Eye of the Heron" are excellent & highly recommended.
bksgoddess | 1 outra resenha | Apr 3, 2013 |
I totally didn't get this one.
aulsmith | Jan 4, 2013 |

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Robert Silverberg Contributor
Joan D. Vinge Contributor
Elizabeth A. Lynn Contributor
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Cynthia Felice Contributor
Marilyn Hacker Contributor
Cherry Wilder Contributor
Diana L. Paxson Contributor
D. G. Compton Contributor
Grania Davis Contributor
Edward Bryant Contributor
Vonda N. McIntyre Contributor
Jean Femling Contributor
Michael G. Coney Contributor
Robert Holdstock Contributor
Daphne Castell Contributor
Hilary Bailey Contributor
John Crowley Contributor
Laurence Josephs Contributor
James Tiptree Jr. Contributor
Michael Bishop Contributor
Gary Weimberg Contributor
Jill Paton Walsh Contributor
Raylyn Moore Contributor
Scott Sanders Contributor
Thomas M. Disch Contributor
Lowry Pei Contributor
Luis Urrea Contributor
Damien Broderick Contributor
George P. Elliott Contributor
M. J. Engh Contributor
Carol Emshwiller Contributor
Naomi Mitchison Contributor
Colin Saxton Contributor
Andre Norton Contributor
D. M. Price Contributor
Lil Neville Contributor
Dennis O'Neil Contributor
Thomas Cogswell Contributor
Barry N. Malzberg Contributor
Poul Anderson Contributor
Katherine MacLean Contributor
George Zebrowski Contributor
Kris Neville Contributor
Gary Snyder Contributor
Tom Disch Contributor
A. E. van Vogt Contributor
R. A. Lafferty Contributor
Terry Carr Contributor
Peter Elson Cover artist
Larry Kresek Cover artist
Chris Foss Cover artist
Richard M. Powers Cover artist
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