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Deconstructing the StarshipsScience, Fiction and Reality$
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Gwyneth Jones

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780853237839

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.001.0001

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Consider Her Ways: The Fiction of C.J. Cherryh

Consider Her Ways: The Fiction of C.J. Cherryh

(p.131) 10: Consider Her Ways: The Fiction of C.J. Cherryh
Deconstructing the Starships

Gwyneth Jones


This chapter contains Jones’ review of Carolyn J. Cherryh’s novels, mainly Serpent’s Reach and Cyteen. In her review, Jones foregrounds Cherryh’s use of strong female protagonists, and looks at the methods and techniques used to realistically put forward a futuristic piece of fiction.

Keywords:   English Literature, Literary Criticism, Science Fiction, Fantasy Writing, 20th Century Literature, Contemporary Literature, Feminist Literature, Feminist Science Fiction, C. J. Cherryh

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