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Biology and MannersEssays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold$
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Regina Yung Lee and Una McCormack

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781789621730

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.001.0001

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The Emergence of Bujold Studies

The Emergence of Bujold Studies

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(p.3) Introduction The Emergence of Bujold Studies
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Biology and Manners
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Regina Yung Lee

Una McCormack

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DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.003.0001

This introductory essay provides the context for the present volume, establishing Lois McMaster Bujold as a multiple award-winning writer of science fiction and fantasy worthy of scholarly attention; providing an overview of extant scholarship; and identifying the twin aims of the book, to extend scholarship on Bujold’s fantasy novels, and to account for the wealth of cultural production inspired by Bujold’s corpus (e.g. fan fiction, fan discussion or meta, and the GURPS: Vorkosigan role-playing game in depth). The essay concludes by identifying gaps that might be fruitfully explored in ‘Bujold Studies’: perspectives from Indigenous science fiction studies on The Sharing Knife series; critical engagement with wider scholarship on race in sf; analysis of artworks inspired by Bujold’s writing, both ‘official’ cover art and fan art; and comparative analysis of her reception beyond Anglophone countries, particularly the immense fannish engagement from Eastern Europe.

Keywords:   Science fiction, Fantasy, Lois McMaster Bujold, Bujold Studies, Fan fiction, Role-playing (GURPS)

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