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By Carlen Lavigne

This research of cyberpunk technology fiction written among 1981 and 2003 positions women’s cyberpunk within the greater cultural dialogue of feminist matters. It lines the origins of the style, stories the serious reactions and descriptions the ways that women’s cyberpunk advances issues of view which are particularly feminist. Novels are tested inside their cultural contexts; their content material is in comparison to broader controversies inside of modern feminism, and their topics are printed as reflections of feminist discourse round the flip of the twenty first century.
Chapters disguise themes corresponding to globalization, digital fact, cyborg tradition, environmentalism, faith, motherhood and queer rights. Interviews with feminist cyberpunk authors are supplied, revealing either their motivations for writing and their reviews with lovers. The examine treats feminist cyberpunk as a distinct car for studying modern women’s concerns and analyzes feminist technology fiction as a posh resource of political ideas.

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