"Fears"

Title"Fears"
Year for Search1984
AuthorsSargent, Pamela(b. 1948)
Secondary AuthorsBishop, Michael [Lawson](b. 1945)
Secondary TitleLight Years and Dark; Science Fiction and Fantasy Of and For Our Time
Pagination174-83
Date Published1984
PublisherBerkley Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of extreme male chauvinism in which very few girls are born and all women are treated as inferior.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Best of Pamela Sargent. Ed. Martin H[arry] Greenberg (Chicago, IL: Academy Chicago, 1987), 306-22; in New Eves: Science Fiction About Extraordinary Women of Today and Tomorrow. Ed. Janrae Frank, Jean Stine, and Forrest J. Ackerman (Stamford, CT: Longmeadow Press, 1994), 281-90 with an editors’ note on 280; in Women of Wonder, The Contemporary Years: Science Fiction by Women from the 1970s to the 1990s. Ed. Pamela Sargent (San Diego, CA: Harcourt, Brace, 1995), 141-51; in her The Mountain Cage and Other Stories (Atlanta, GA: Meisha Merlin, 2002), 189-201 with an “Afterword to ‘Fears’” (202); in Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Ed. Judith A. Little (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007), 277-88, which gives the wrong date of the original publication; and in Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology. Ed. Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer (Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2015), 299-309. 

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Author Note

(b. 1948)

Full Text

1984 Sargent, Pamela (b. 1948). “Fears.” Light Years and Dark; Science Fiction and Fantasy Of and For Our Time. Ed. Michael Bishop (New York: Berkley Books, 1984), 174-83. Rpt. in The Best of Pamela Sargent. Ed. Martin H[arry] Greenberg (Chicago, IL: Academy Chicago, 1987), 306-22; in New Eves: Science Fiction About Extraordinary Women of Today and Tomorrow. Ed. Janrae Frank, Jean Stine, and Forrest J. Ackerman (Stamford, CT: Longmeadow Press, 1994), 281-90 with an editors’ note on 280; in Women of Wonder, The Contemporary Years: Science Fiction by Women from the 1970s to the 1990s. Ed. Pamela Sargent (San Diego, CA: Harcourt, Brace, 1995), 141-51; in her The Mountain Cage and Other Stories (Atlanta, GA: Meisha Merlin, 2002), 189-201 with an “Afterword to ‘Fears’” (202); in Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Ed. Judith A. Little (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007), 277-88, which gives the wrong date of the original publication; and in Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology. Ed. Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer (Oakland, CA: PM Press, 2015), 299-309. MoU-St

Dystopia of extreme male chauvinism in which very few girls are born and all women are treated as inferior. Female author.