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Author Hurley, Kameron, author.

Title The geek feminist revolution / Kameron Hurley.

Publication Info. New York : Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.42 HURLEY    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  305.42 HUR    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  814.6 HUR    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  814.54 HUR    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  814.6 H93    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  814 HURLEY    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  814.6 HUR    Check Shelf
Edition First Edition.
Description 286 pages ; 22 cm
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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-284).
Contents Introduction : Welcome to the revolution -- Persistence, and the long con of being a successful writer -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Epilogue : What are we fighting for?
Subject Feminism.
Science fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature.
Geeks (Computer enthusiasts)
Women in popular culture.
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Geeks (Computer enthusiasts) (OCoLC)fst00939479
Science fiction -- Women authors. (OCoLC)fst01108611
Subculture. (OCoLC)fst01136426
Women and literature. (OCoLC)fst01177093
Women in popular culture. (OCoLC)fst01177953
LITERARY CRITICISM / Science Fiction & Fantasy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Essays. (OCoLC)fst01919922
Added Title Essays. Selections
ISBN 9780765386236 (hardcover)
0765386232 (hardcover)
9780765386243 (trade paperback)
0765386240 (trade paperback)
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