"X: A Fabulous Child's Story"

Title"X: A Fabulous Child's Story"
Year for Search1972
AuthorsGould, Lois (1932-2002)
Secondary TitleMs
Pagination74-76, 105-06
Date PublishedDecember 1972
KeywordsUS author
Annotation

Gender-role non-differentiation in the future presented humorously but positively. An experiment is developed to raise a child so that its gender is unknown, and the story details some of the difficulties that arise. See 1972 Gould. 

Info Notes

Rpt. in Woman In the Year 2000. Ed. Maggie Tripp (New York: Arbor House, 1974), 281-90; as X: A Fabulous Child’s Story. Illus. Jacqueline Chwast, which are not in the earlier publication. New York: Daughters Publishing Co., 1978; and, without the illus., in Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Ed. Judith A. Little (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007), 345-53; and, with the illus., in Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature. Ed. Julia L. Mickenberg and Philip Nel (New York: New York University Press, 2008), 233-42

Holding Institutions

DLC, PSt

Author Note

(1932-2002)

Full Text

1972 Gould, Lois (1932-2002). “X: A Fabulous Child’s Story.” Ms 1.6 (December 1972): 74-76, 105-06. Rpt. in Woman In the Year 2000. Ed. Maggie Tripp (New York: Arbor House, 1974), 281-90; as X: A Fabulous Child’s Story. Illus. Jacqueline Chwast, which are not in the earlier publication. New York: Daughters Publishing Co., 1978; and, without the illus., in Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Ed. Judith A. Little (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007), 345-53; and, with the illus., in Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature. Ed. Julia L. Mickenberg and Philip Nel (New York: New York University Press, 2008), 233-42. DLC, PSt

Gender-role non-differentiation in the future presented humorously but positively. An experiment is developed to raise a child so that its gender is unknown, and the story details some of the difficulties that arise. See 1972 Gould. Female author.