Brian Attebery

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Brian Attebery
Born (1951-12-08) December 8, 1951 (age 66)
United States

Brian Attebery (born December 8, 1951)[1] is an American academic writer on science fiction and fantasy fiction. He is professor of English at Idaho State University. His 1979 doctorate from Brown University was in American Civilization. Attebery won the Pilgrim Award in 2009.[2]


  • The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature: From Irving to Le Guin (1980)
  • Decoding Gender in Science Fiction (2002)
  • Strategies of Fantasy (1992)
  • The Norton Book of Science Fiction (1993) editor with Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Reading Narrative Fiction
  • "Fairest", Strange, September 11, 2006
  • Parabolas of Science Fiction (2013) with Veronica Hollinger


  1. ^ "Attebery, Brian, 1951-". Library of Congress Authorities. Retrieved August 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ "People and Publishing: Awards", Locus, April 2009, p.8

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