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Questions tagged [feminism]

Feminism is the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men.

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Are there any examples of feminist works in the Sword and Sorcery genre?

A careful study of Sword & Sorcery literature placed its inception as a subgenre of fantasy in 1961 with Leiber's response to Moorcock. The ensuing years (1965-1981) brought forth a meager handful ...
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Did Heinlein intend to portray men and women as equals?

Heinlein's writing career spanned 49 years. Some of his work was written before the Women's Liberation movements of the 60's and 70's, some of his work was written after. His casts of characters ...
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Is there a generally accepted critical and/or feminist response to Heinlein's work? [closed]

I personally enjoy reading Heinlein, but the argument has been made to me that "All of his women are basically men." I have also heard it said that he basically tried to write forward-thinking ...