Marleen Barr teaches communication and media studies at Fordham University, New York City. She is notable for her significant contributions to science fiction studies, for which she won a Pilgrim Award from the Science Fiction Research Association in 1997. Her primary contributions have been her foundational work in the field of [1 ] feminist science fiction criticism; her 1981 anthology [2 ] Future Females: A Critical Anthology "served as an introduction and eye-opener to the field of Feminist Science Fiction." [3 ]
Selected bibliography [ edit ]
Original Criticism [ edit ]
Alien to Femininity: Speculative Fiction and Feminist Theory (1987)
Feminist Fabulation: Space/Postmodern Fiction (1992)
Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond (1993)
Genre Fission: A New Discourse Practice for Cultural Studies (2000)
Edited Works of Criticism [ edit ]
Future Females: A Critical Anthology (1981) (editor)
Future Females, The Next Generation: New Voices and Velocities in Feminist Science Fiction Criticism (2000) (editor)
Envisioning the Future: Science Fiction and the Next Millennium (2003) (editor)
Reading Science Fiction (2009) (co-editor, with James Gunn and Matthew Candelaria)
Fiction [ edit ]
Oy Pioneer! (novel; 2003)
References [ edit ]
^ The Locus Index to SF Awards, Science Fiction Research Association Awards.
^ See, e.g., C. Jason Smith & Ximena Gallardo C., "Oy Science Fiction", Reconstruction v.5, n.4 (Fall 2005) ("Marleen S. Barr is a pioneer of feminist science fiction criticism"); Inez van der Spek, Alien Plots, p.42; David Seed, A Companion to Science Fiction, p.52; etc.
^ Lorie Sauble-Otto, "Review of Barr, , Future Females" Rocky Mountain Review (Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association), v.57, n.2 (Fall 2003).
^ " Science Fiction Scholar Receives Fulbright," Oct. 10, 2006, Fordham In Focus: Faculty and Research.
External links [ edit ]