The Judas Rose

deSuzette Haden ElginPréface deRebecca Romney

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2 août 2019|
The Judas Rose de Suzette Haden Elgin
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Originally published in the 1980s, the Native Tongue trilogy is a classic dystopian tale:a testament to the power of language and women''s collective action. In the second book of the series, a covert female agent is sent to break up the resistance. 

In the second volume of the Native Tongue trilogy, the time has come for Láadan—the secret language created to resist an oppressive patriarchy—to empower womankind worldwide. To expand the language’s reach, female linguists translate the Bible into Láadan, and a group of Roman Catholic nuns are tasked to spread the language. But when outraged priests detect their sabotage, they send a double agent to infiltrate and destroy the movement from the inside.

“This angry feminist text is also an exemplary experiment in speculative fiction, deftly and implacably pursuing both a scientific hypothesis and an ideological hypothesis through all their social, moral, and emotional implications.” —Ursula K. Le Guin

“A pioneering feminist experiment.” —Literary Hub

"A welcome reminder of the feminist legacies of science fiction. . . . Explores the power of speech, agency, and subversion in a work that is as gripping, troubling, and meaningful today as it has ever been." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Suzette Haden Elgin (born Patricia Anne Wilkins; 1936–2015) was an American science fiction author. She founded the Science Fiction Poetry Association, and was considered an important figure in the field of science fiction constructed languages. Elgin was also a linguist; she published nonfiction, of which the best-known is theGe...
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Titre :The Judas Rose
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :400 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 1.13 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :400 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 1.13 po
Publié le :2 août 2019
Publié par :The Feminist Press At Cuny
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781936932641

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