Women of Wonder, the Classic Years by Pamela Sargent
Science Fiction by Women from the 1940s to the 1970s

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Based on one of the most popular SF anthologies of all time, which dispelled the notion that women don’t write “real” science fiction, this volume features stories by twenty-one seminal SF writers. Included are works by Leigh Brackett, C. L. Moore, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Judith Merril. Introduction and Bibliography by the Editor.
 

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Pamela Sargent (born March 20, 1948) is an American, feminist, science fiction author, and editor. She has an MA in classical philosophy and has won a Nebula Award. She wrote a series concerning the terraforming of Venus that is sometimes compared to Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy, but predates it. She also edited various anthologies to celebrate the contributions of women in the history of science fiction. She is noted for writing alternate history stories. Sargent has attempted work with a wide variety of themes in general, if not always successfully. She also collaborated with George Zebrowski and on numerous Star Trek novels.
 
Published July 5, 1995 by Mariner Books. 448 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In the '70s, Sargent edited the original three Women of Wonder anthologies of sf stories by, and primarily about, women.

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The companion volume to Women of Wonder, the Classic Years showcases SF short stories published from 1978 through 1993, and like that volume requires that each story be by a woman and that female characters play important roles.

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In the '70s, Sargent edited three Women of Wonder anthologies, and 18 writers from this original trio (some with new stories) are joined here by three newcomers to the series, to give an eye-opening overview of science fiction and women between 1944 and 1978.

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