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The first complete critical study of the work of award-winning science fiction writer Anne McCaffrey.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword by Kathleen Gregory Klein The Life of Anne McCaffrey The Genre of Science Fiction Dragonflight The Dragonriders of Pern Brain Ships and Crystal Singers The Rowan Series The Planet Pirate Series Restoree The Doona Series The Powers Series Bibliography

About the Author

ROBIN ROBERTS is Associate Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies at Louisiana State University. She is the author of A New Species: Gender and Science in Science Fiction (1993), Ladies First: Feminist Music Videos (forthcoming), and numerous articles on science fiction.

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?Highly recommended for librarians, English instructors and professors of young adult literature. It responds to a crying need for quality literary criticism in the field. A vital purchase for public, academic, and secondary school libraries.?-Catholic Library World
?Science Fiction enthusiasts with a solid grounding in McCaffrey's works receive a fine critical examination which probes her noves to date. While young adults producing reports will find this quite useful, many an adult enthusiast can easily use this as a key to understanding mcCaffrey's many contributions to her field.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?This recent addition to Greenwood's Critical Companions to Contemporary Writers series is a truly useful guide to Anne McCaffrey's fiction. Although written for readers who are probably unfamiliar with science fiction, this book would be a useful tool for scholars and McCaffrey's fans.?-SFRA Review
"Highly recommended for librarians, English instructors and professors of young adult literature. It responds to a crying need for quality literary criticism in the field. A vital purchase for public, academic, and secondary school libraries."-Catholic Library World
"This recent addition to Greenwood's Critical Companions to Contemporary Writers series is a truly useful guide to Anne McCaffrey's fiction. Although written for readers who are probably unfamiliar with science fiction, this book would be a useful tool for scholars and McCaffrey's fans."-SFRA Review
"Science Fiction enthusiasts with a solid grounding in McCaffrey's works receive a fine critical examination which probes her noves to date. While young adults producing reports will find this quite useful, many an adult enthusiast can easily use this as a key to understanding mcCaffrey's many contributions to her field."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

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