A Woman of the Iron People

TitleA Woman of the Iron People
Year for Search1991
AuthorsArnason, Eleanor [Atwood](b. 1942)
Date Published1991
PublisherMorrow
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

A complex, multi-layered regarding the interactions of people from a technological, socialist Earth and aliens from a simple society, with the action taking place on the alien’s planet. Good and bad elements of both peoples are described, and there is a particular emphasis on gender. The book won the first James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award for science fiction or fantasy that expands or explores our understanding of gender. See also, 1993 Arnason. Stories about the aliens include The Actors.” Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 66-129; originally published with the subtitle “A Hwarhath Historical Romance” in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 97.6 (579) (December 1999): 105-60; “Dapple: A Hwarhath Historical Romance.” Illus. Steve Cavallo. Asimov’s Science Fiction 23.9 (284) (September 1999): 104-35. Rpt. without the subtitle in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 130-80; “The Garden: A Hwarhath Science Fictional Romance.” Synergy SF: New Science Fiction. Ed. George Zebrowski (Waterville, ME: Five Star, 2004), 122-81. Rpt. without the subtitle in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 309-56; “The Gauze Banner.” More Amazing Stories. Ed. Kim Mohan (New York: Tor, 1998), 126-46; rpt. in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 192-212; “Holmes Sherlock: A Hwarhath Mystery.” Eclipse online (November 12, 2012). http://www. nightshadebooks.com/2012/11/12/holmes-sherlock-a-hwarhath-mystery-by-eleanor-arnason/ rpt. without the subtitle in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 358-81; “The Hound of Merin.” Xanadu. Ed. Jane Yolen (New York: Tor, 1993), 188-211; rpt. in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 10-33; “The Lovers.” Illus. Steve Cavallo. Asimov’s Science Fiction 18.8 (218) (July 1994): 136-60. Rpt. in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 34-65; “Origin Story.” (April 2000). Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 187-91. Originally published in Tales of the Unanticipated, no. 21 (April 2000); “The Potter of Bones” (September 2002).” Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 251-308. Originally published illus. Steve Cavallo in Asimov’s Science Fiction 26.9 (320) (September 2002): 12-47; “The Semen Thief.” Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 213-36. Originally published illus. Carol Heyer in Amazing Stories 68.9 (589) (Winter 1994): 87-94; “The Small Black Box of Morality”. Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 183-86. Originally published in Tales of the Unanticipated, no. 16 (Spring/Summer/Fall 1996): 24; and “The Woman Who Fooled Death Five Times”. Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 237-49. Originally published with the subtitle “A Hwarhath Folk Tale” in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 123.1 & 2 (702) (July-August-2012): 134-44.

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Rpt. as A Woman of the Iron People. Part One. In the Light of Sigma Draconis. New York: Avonova/Avon Books, 1992; and A Woman of the Iron People. Part Two. Changing Women. New York: Avonova/Avon Books, 1992.

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Female author (b. 1942)

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1991 Arnason, Eleanor [Atwood] (b. 1942). A Woman of the Iron People. New York: Morrow. Rpt. as A Woman of the Iron People. Part One. In the Light of Sigma Draconis. New York: Avonova/Avon Books, 1992; and A Woman of the Iron People. Part Two. Changing Women. New York: Avonova/Avon Books, 1992. PSt

A complex, multi-layered regarding the interactions of people from a technological, socialist Earth and aliens from a simple society, with the action taking place on the alien’s planet. Good and bad elements of both peoples are described, and there is a particular emphasis on gender. The book won the first James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award for science fiction or fantasy that expands or explores our understanding of gender. See also, 1993 Arnason. Stories about the aliens include The Actors.” Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 66-129; originally published with the subtitle “A Hwarhath Historical Romance” in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 97.6 (579) (December 1999): 105-60; “Dapple: A Hwarhath Historical Romance.” Illus. Steve Cavallo. Asimov’s Science Fiction 23.9 (284) (September 1999): 104-35. Rpt. without the subtitle in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 130-80; “The Garden: A Hwarhath Science Fictional Romance.” Synergy SF: New Science Fiction. Ed. George Zebrowski (Waterville, ME: Five Star, 2004), 122-81. Rpt. without the subtitle in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 309-56; “The Gauze Banner.” More Amazing Stories. Ed. Kim Mohan (New York: Tor, 1998), 126-46; rpt. in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 192-212; “Holmes Sherlock: A Hwarhath Mystery.” Eclipse online (November 12, 2012). http://www. nightshadebooks.com/2012/11/12/holmes-sherlock-a-hwarhath-mystery-by-eleanor-arnason/ rpt. without the subtitle in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 358-81; “The Hound of Merin.” Xanadu. Ed. Jane Yolen (New York: Tor, 1993), 188-211; rpt. in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 10-33; “The Lovers.” Illus. Steve Cavallo. Asimov’s Science Fiction 18.8 (218) (July 1994): 136-60. Rpt. in Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 34-65; “Origin Story.” (April 2000). Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 187-91. Originally published in Tales of the Unanticipated, no. 21 (April 2000); “The Potter of Bones” (September 2002).” Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 251-308. Originally published illus. Steve Cavallo in Asimov’s Science Fiction 26.9 (320) (September 2002): 12-47; “The Semen Thief.” Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 213-36. Originally published illus. Carol Heyer in Amazing Stories 68.9 (589) (Winter 1994): 87-94; “The Small Black Box of Morality”. Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 183-86. Originally published in Tales of the Unanticipated, no. 16 (Spring/Summer/Fall 1996): 24; and “The Woman Who Fooled Death Five Times”. Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct, 2016), 237-49. Originally published with the subtitle “A Hwarhath Folk Tale” in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 123.1 & 2 (702) (July-August-2012): 134-44.