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The Horse and His Boy

The Horse and His Boy

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Although less overtly political than some of her early contemporaries, Cherryh is recognized for her strong women characters, including military- leader Signy Mallory, marine Bet Yeager, and scientist-political leaders Arianne Emory I and II. Marlene scowled. "The weather witch is angry again." Another cul- ture reviving from a Dark Ages period back into a time of technological devel- opment is portrayed by Bradley; her Darkover books feature both oppressive cultures and an organization of warrior women who fight for equality.

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The Whoosh of Gadoosh

The Whoosh of Gadoosh

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Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press, 2005. MOVING TOWARD INTERSECTIONS The majority of women writers and characters created during the 1920s to 1970s period were white, often accepting the same default whiteness as their male counterparts, with a few notable exceptions such as Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time (1977) whose Mexican-American protagonist, Con- suela Ramos, is poor and institutionalized by white doctors who drug her. When his last breath was drawn, Waverley, who had beheld with sincere sorrow, and no slight tinge of remorse, the final agonies of mortality, now witnessed for the first time, commanded Callum to remove the body into the hut.

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Peter and the Shadow Thieves

Peter and the Shadow Thieves

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Marvel's most famous characters mostly get their secret origins from science — a radioactive spider, mutants, a cybernetic super-suit, a super-soldier serum, etc. — but once you drill even a little bit below the surface, the mystical comes bubbling up and it's totally awesome. When the future queen arrived in England, King Henry met the surprisingly less than dazzling and glamorous Anne. While comics in the United States have long been considered a genre fit only for children, as fantasy was during the nineteenth century, they have long been taken seriously as art forms in Japan, originating in centuries-old blending of graphic images and text, as discussed in chapter 13, "Anime and Manga."

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Peter and the Shadow Thieves: The Starcatchers, Book 2

Peter and the Shadow Thieves: The Starcatchers, Book 2

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Throughout the postwar era, women challenged the logic of feminine mystique by writing stories from the perspective of female charac- ters that are both scientists and mothers. Twayne's United States Authors Series, ed. For that matter, the introduction to the first edition of Gamma World offered the possibility of mixing magic and mutants, a possibility that the AD&D Dungeon Masters Guide even provided rules for. Gorum, a man of mysterious origins finds himself training a battalion of city guard in urban warfare.

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Invasion of the Road Weenies: and Other Warped and Creepy

Invasion of the Road Weenies: and Other Warped and Creepy

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This story, told in verse, immerses the reader in the struggles that immigrants have to face while trying to build a new life for themselves but still trying to maintain the ideals of their cultures. In the late thirteenth century, Cecily practices a haughty style as befits a lady of the manor in occupied Wales where her father has landed them in search of cheap land. Thomas, Sheree Renee. "Black Pot Mojo: Occasional Musings, Magick, and Lore" [blog]. Peripeteia- A realistic or logical reversal of the protagonist's fortune, whether for good or for worse.

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Oh My Goddess! Volume 44

Oh My Goddess! Volume 44

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The two major British fanzines that began in the 1990s were thoroughly coeducational productions. Gearhart has been a leader in gay rights politics since the 1970s, once facing former California Senator John Briggs in a televised debate over the senator's proposition to ban homosex- uals from teaching in California public schools. Tough Girls: Women Warriors and Wonder Women in Popular Culture. Yet, Brady and his companions do not shy from the epic quest ...

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The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1

The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1

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A good example (detailed in the next section) is interaction of the metaphysical and the physical. 5. The Khepri are a race of mute scarab-headed women who communi- cate with sign language or writing. Youthful female and unmarked-age male charac- ters, therefore, define a storytelling standard of romantic pairings of young women and older men. An interesting thing about fantasy novels is that there are almost always characters with unusual-sounding names doing amazing deeds in far-off unpronounceable worlds.

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The Firework-Maker's Daughter

The Firework-Maker's Daughter

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Let the readers figure out whichever answer they like. Fans of character driven stories with much internal speculation and reflection on behalf of the characters will love this series. After participating in an erotica- focused workshop the following year, Mohanraj and others cofounded Clean Sheets, an online magazine of literary erot- ica, and Mohanraj became its first editor- in-chief (1998-2000). In Imperial Earth (1976), he speaks of another category of women referred to as "Mothers" who are involved in the technology of cloning.

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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

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Rit- chie's observation of the accuracy of the fairy tale metaphors in modern life — poor girls striving, girls in general waiting passively — is frighteningly true, and well demonstrated in her fleshing out of the themes of the tales. The first awards were given at WisCon 16 in 1992 and went to Eleanor Arna- son for A Woman of the Iron People (1991) and Gwyneth Jones for The White Queen (1991).

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Dracul (Dragon Eye Book 5)

Dracul (Dragon Eye Book 5)

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Bookseller: Kayleighbug Books, New York, United States New York: Scholastic, 2009. In 2008, Entertainment Weekly named it Classic Sci-fi and the fourth best TV show in the last 25 years. Cherryh's main contributions to the world of fantastic fiction include com- mercially risky early novels that high- light alien languages and experimental prose, her rigorously developed fic- tional backgrounds, and her use of rich yet challenging prose in a field that more frequently rewards ease of read- ing.

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