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.
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Online Winter Seminar
February 4-5, 2022 (Friday evening, Saturday all day)
Mythcon 52: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico; July 29 - August 1, 2022