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Flying Cups and Saucers: Gender Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy Characters ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB × Flying Cups Saucers collects 13 winners and finalists for the James Tiptree Jr Award named for science fiction's ultimate gender pioneer the woman wrAtion of the sexes L Timmel Duchamp incisively delineates how men react to a woman who doesn't fit the feminine role James Patrick Kelly's seemingly traditional idea SF story Chemistry just might be the most radical in the book for it explores the purely chemical nature of love The other contributors Eleanor Arnason Ian McDonald Carol Emshwiller Graham Joyce Peter F Hamilton R Garcia y Robertson Lisa Tuttle Delia Sherman and Ian R MacLeod also contribute strong insightful well written challenging and often threatening fiction Cynthia Ward.

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Flying Cups Saucers collects 13 winners and finalists for the James Tiptree Jr Award named for science fiction's ultimate gender pioneer the woman writer everyone thought was a man Accordingly the Tiptree Award est 1991 honors the best science fiction and fantasy to explore and expand gender roles As you might expect these stories are feminist; non heterosexist; focused on sex and desire; and sometimes androgynous a few stories feature three sexes and one even stars Freud's nightmare the woman with a penis But this list hardly begins to d.

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Flying Cups and Saucers Gender Explorations in Science Fiction and FantasyEscribe the contents Kelley Eskridge's terrific and gender bending And Salome Danced is the perfect opening story it not only examines oft ignored aspects of desire it operates on several levels to explore how what we expect to see defines and limits our perceptions Science fiction's founding mother Ursula K Le Guin contributes two brilliant stories Forgiveness Day explores the intricacy of gender roles in a society where they are further complicated by slavery and war while The Matter of Seggri is set on a world with near absolute segreg.