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Understanding Ursula K. Le Guin

by Elizabeth Cummins

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-206) and index.

      Other titlesUrsula K. Le Guin
      Statementby Elizabeth Cummins.
      SeriesUnderstanding contemporary American literature
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.E42 Z6 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination216 p. ;
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2225552M
      ISBN 100872496872
      LC Control Number89070435

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      Author and essayist Ursula K. Le Guin died yesterday at the age of 88, after completing an overwhelming number of novels, essays, short stories, and books of poetry. (When you visit her website. Ursula K. Le Guin, American writer best known for tales of science fiction and fantasy imbued with concern for character development and language. Among her notable works was the Earthsea series, which was written for children but attracted a large adult .

        Ursula K. Le Guin, the immensely popular author who brought literary depth and a tough-minded feminist sensibility to science fiction and fantasy with books like “The Left Hand of Darkness Author: Gerald Jonas. Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born in Berkeley, California, in She was the bestselling author of the Earthsea books and the Hainish books, including The Left Hand of Darkness, which was awarded both the Nebula and the Hugo the awarding of the Hugo and Nebula Awards to The Dispossessed, she became the first author to win both awards twice for novels/5().


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