Can't Live with them, so We'll live Without them!: Women Only Worlds in Science Fiction

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There are many examples of women only worlds in literature. I have summarized and analyzed two such stories, but I have listed other examples here.

"When It Changed" by Joanna Russ (1972)

"Houston, Houston, Do You Read?" by James Tiptree, Jr. (1976)

Mizora: A Prophecy by Mary E. Bradley Lane (serialized in 1880, book form in 1890)

Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (serialized in 1915, book form in 1979)

Walk to the End of the World by Suzy McKee Charnas (1974)

The Female Man by Joanna Russ (1975)

Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy (1976)

Motherlines by Suzy McKee Charnas (1978)

The Wanderground by Sally Miller Gearhart (1979)



Last Update: 3 Dec. 2009