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Memoirs of a spacewoman

Naomi Mitchison

Memoirs of a spacewoman

by Naomi Mitchison

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Science fiction

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    Statementby Naomi Mitchinson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. 19 cm.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26556227M

      The book nicely evokes s Lower Manhattan at its edgiest. St. Marks Place is “a dilapidated hash of dive bars, hippie candle and incense joints,” where the Ramones lurk in sunglasses like Author: Will Boast. MEMOIRS OF A SPACEWOMAN. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first science fiction novel, a pioneering proto-feminist work, published when she was Most of Mitchison's work was in other genres. Anatomy of Wonder () II Reginald

    Readers' Favorite Non-Fiction - Memoir genre features book reviews for today's newest Non-Fiction - Memoir authors, including book award contest winners. Memoirs of a Spacewoman CATHERINE ROCKWOOD Two years ago, Naomi Mitchison’s sci-ence fiction novel, Memoirs of a Spacewoman, ended up in my reading stack because a friend had spoken highly of Mitchison’s feminist fable, Travel Light. Beginning to investigate, I discovered I liked the ear-lier book, and so went back for more—of.

    While both fiction and memoirs tell compelling stories, they are ultimately two different genres of writing. A memoir tells a true story about a specific time in an author's life, such as childhood, a period of illness or a relationship with a family member. By contrast, the author invents fictional stories for the. The terms memoir and autobiography are commonly used interchangeably, and the distinction between these two genres is often blurred. In the Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms, Murfin and Ray say that memoirs differ from autobiographies in "their degree of outward [memoirs] can be considered a form of autobiographical writing, their personalized Author: Richard Nordquist.


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Memoirs of a Spacewoman book. Read 52 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mary is a communications expert, passionate and compassiona /5(52). (Vincent Di Fate's cover for the edition)/5 (Very Good)Naomi Mitchison's first science fiction novel, Memoirs of a Spacewoman (), is a brilliant episodic rumination on the nature of non-violent interaction with alien species that challenge (and transform) conceptions of ourselves and others.

Although R. Lonati's cover for the Four Square edition. Memoirs of a Spacewoman follows similar lines: The narrator, Mary, is a communications officer who follows in the footstep of her explorer mother on a series of expeditions to alien worlds with their unique biological organisms and communication problems/5(7).

Classic science fiction is a diverse world that has in store interesting discoveries. One of these is undoubtedly “Memoirs of a Spacewoman” by Naomi Mitchison, a strange and crazy book where a woman astronaut tells the story of which she is the protagonist in plain language/5(4). Hardcover. Condition: Good.

Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Second Printing. Memoirs of a Spacewoman by Naomi Mitchison Date stamp to copyright page. Ex-library copy w/ tape ghosts to edges of cloth.

Trimmed edges. Sticker remnants to bottom of spine w/ 1/4" puncture. Second Impression (stated). BOOK. Seller Inventory # HCX Find books like Memoirs of a Spacewoman from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Memoirs of a Spacewoman also liked: Th. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mitchison, Naomi, Memoirs of a spacewoman.

London: Women's Press,© (OCoLC)   Each and every contemporary review of Memoirs Of A Spacewoman I have found is overall positive, if not glowing. That’s understandable, as an obscure 60ies title by an author that is not generally known in the SF community takes a special kind of reader: the lover of “vintage scifi”.

One does not coincidentally read this kind of book. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mitchison, Naomi, Memoirs of a spacewoman.

London: Victor Gollancz, At least 2 of her novels, Solution Three () and Memoirs of a Spacewoman (), which I have just finished reading, were science-fiction. Now, the edition of Memoirs here by my side is part of the Naomi Mitchison Library by publishers Kennedy & Boyd of Glasgow, who aim at “offering twenty-first century readers the opportunity to discover.

The classic science fiction is a diverse world that has in store interesting discoveries. One of these is undoubtedly “Memoirs of a Spacewoman” by Naomi Mitchison, a strange and crazy book where a woman astronaut tells the story of which she is the protagonist in plain language/5(4).

Any softcover book which is at least " (or 19 cm) tall, or at least " ( cm) wide/deep. novel View all covers for Memoirs of a Spacewoman (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page). This one was interesting. However, Memoirs of a Spacewoman reminded me of a Ursula K.

LeGuin book in that it reads like it did not have a much substance/detail to it as other books and thus the after-read feeling is akin to that of a kind-of-remembered dream/5().

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Astronaut or cosmonaut who is female, a woman trained to operate or serve aboard a spacecraft. List of female astronauts. Female taikonaut; Female cosmonaut; Feminine alien or extraterrestrial, a life form not from Earth that travels aboard a spacecraft capable of interstellar travel; Spacewoman ( album) an album.

Memoirs of a Spacewoman by Mitchison, Naomi and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Author of The Corn King and the Spring Queen, When the bough breaks, and other stories, The delicate fire, The blood of the martyrs, Black Sparta, The bull calves, Socrates, Memoirs of a SpacewomanWritten works: The Corn King and the Spring Queen, Travel Light, Black Sparta, Solution Three, Sea-green Ribbons.

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(This was also before the internet, when almost every .Naomi Mitchison - Memoirs of a Spacewoman This is a book that should be rediscovered by a new generation of science fiction fans.

In its exploration of future worlds, sexuality, and the emotions felt by scientists studying alien ecologies, it has much to offer. It is also perhaps, a fascinating insight into the way some people were thinking Author: Resolute Reader.