Amy Clarke Publishes Book, Ursula K. Le Guin's Journey to Post-Feminism
The first book-length treatment of Le Guin’s feminism, this text offers a
career-spanning look at her engagement with modern gender theory and
During the 1970s, Le Guin experienced a paradigm shift to feminism, a
which had profound effects on her work. This critical examination
masculinist nature of her early writing and how her work changed both
thematically and aesthetically as a result of her newfound feminism. Of
particular interest is her later phase, wherein Le Guin transitions to a
inclusive post-feminism, privileging unity and balance over separatism. A
addition to Le Guin criticism.
Amy M. Clarke is a continuing lecturer in the University Writing Program at the University of California, Davis. She teaches courses in writing, science fiction and fantasy, including seminars on both the Harry Potter and Twilight series.