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New Amazonia: A Foretaste of the Future (Heirloom Books Book 3) Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett

New Amazonia: A Foretaste of the Future (Heirloom Books Book 3)

Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett

Published February 1st 2014
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Kindle Edition
140 pages
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“When Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett sat down in the late 1880s to imagine a world 500 years hence, she can little have imagined that her words would be pored over in another century, on another continent, in a community gathered around the kinds ofMore“When Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett sat down in the late 1880s to imagine a world 500 years hence, she can little have imagined that her words would be pored over in another century, on another continent, in a community gathered around the kinds of imaginative engagement with gender that she was pioneering. L. Timmel Duchamp has described feminist science fiction as a “great conversation”- Corbett’s speculations about New Amazonia are part of that conversation’s prehistory, a fictional contribution to political debates with which the writer was intensively engaged. The book you are holding is a piece of utopian fiction, but it is just as much a feminist rant—entertaining, educational, and more than a little over the top.” —from the Introduction by Alexis Lothian