Argues that Le Guin has created in “Sur” a “myth of women explorers, a myth of female heroes.” Contrasts the fictional all-female Antarctic expedition with historical examples, the latter focusing on the individual and the former on the collective.
"Feminist Myth in Le Guin's "Sur","
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 16
, Article 8.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol16/iss4/8
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021