"For the Sake of Grace"

Title"For the Sake of Grace"
Year for Search1969
AuthorsElgin, [Patricia Anne] Suzette [Wilkins](1936-2015)
Tertiary AuthorsElgin, Suzette Haden
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Volume / Edition36.5
Pagination77-97
Date PublishedMay 1969
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Patriarchal dystopia. Women considered inferior and adult males dominate all women. Resistant women are medicated. Occupation by competitive exam with poetry the occupation with the highest status. See also 1972 Elgin and 1978 Russ.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in World’s Best Science Fiction 1970. Ed. Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr (New York: Ace Books, 1970), 105-27; in her At the Seventh Level (New York: DAW Books, 1972), 7-31; and in Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Ed. Judith A. Little (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007), 215-36.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The female author (1936-2015) held a doctorate in linguistics from the University of California, San Diego and wrote extensively on the subject..

Full Text

1969 Elgin, [Patricia Anne] Suzette [Wilkins] (1936-2015). “For the Sake of Grace.” By Suzette Haden Elgin. The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 36.5 (May 1969): 77-97. Rpt. in World’s Best Science Fiction 1970. Ed. Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr (New York: Ace Books, 1970), 105-27; in her At the Seventh Level (New York: DAW Books, 1972), 7-31; in The Norton Book of Science Fiction: North American Science Fiction. Ed. Ursula K[roeber] Le Guin and Brian Attebery. Karen Joy Fowler, Consultant (New York: W. W. Norton, 1993), 211-30; and in Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Ed. Judith A. Little (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007), 215-36. MoU-St

Patriarchal dystopia. Women considered inferior and adult males dominate all women. Resistant women are medicated. Occupation by competitive exam with poetry the occupation with the highest status. See also 1972 Elgin and 1978 Russ. The female author held a doctorate in linguistics from the University of California, San Diego and wrote extensively on the subject.