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James Tiptree, Jr.

The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon

by Julie Phillips

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Published by Picador .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Women,
  • Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages545
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9459680M
    ISBN 100312426941
    ISBN 109780312426941


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James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon is published in hardcover by St. Martin's Press and in paperback by Picador USA.

The James Tiptree, was created to honor science fiction or fantasy that explores our understanding of gender.

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James Tiptree, Jr. burst onto the science fiction scene in the s with a series of hard-edged, provocative short stories.

Hailed as a brilliant masculine writer with a deep sympathy for his female characters, he penned such classics as Houston, Houston, Do You Read. and The Women Men Don't years he corresponded with Philip K. Dick, Harlan Ellison, Ursula Le/5.

"James Tiptree, Jr." was born Alice Bradley in Chicago in Her mother was the writer Mary Hastings Bradley; her father, Herbert, was a lawyer and explorer. Throughout her childhood she travelled with her parents, mostly to Africa, but also to India and Southeast Asia.

Her early work was as an artist and art critic.4/5. Books shelved as james-tiptree-jr: Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr., Brightness Falls from the Air by James Tiptree Jr., James Tiptree, Jr. James Tiptree Jr.

-- or should I say, Alice Sheldon -- is best described by Amazon's category of "full of surprises". Indeed there are plenty of surprises in this book of stories about sex and death. In almost every story by Tiptree there is a sense of inevitability, as if all life -- human or alien -- was inherently doomed to self-destruct/5(43).

The first thing to note is that Alice Sheldon wrote under the names James Tiptree, Jr. and Raccoona Sheldon. These books are pulling from a history of publications that spans twenty years from. James Tiptree, Jr. Alice Bradley Sheldon ( —) was an American science fiction author better known as James Tiptree Jr., a pen name she used from to her death.

It was not publicly known until that James Tiptree Jr. was a woman. James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon - Kindle edition by Phillips, Julie. Download it once and read it on Jr. book Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B.

Sheldon/5(39). Tiptree herself (James Tiptree Jr. being a pseudonym for This is a fix-up novel, that is, short stories wrapped up by a framing device to turn it into a novel. The stories are all set in the same universe, and sometimes reference the same locations and aliens, but the James Tiptree is different enough that the same technological rules don't apply /5.

James Tiptree, Jr., American science fiction author known for her disturbing short stories about love, death, gender, and human and alien nature. When Alice Bradley was six years old, she and her parents traveled to the Belgian Congo (now the. James Tiptree, Jr., appeared on the science fiction scene in the late s, writing fast-paced, action-filled stories about rocket ships, alien sex, and intergalactic bureaucratic anxiety.

He was a brilliant and original talent, with a voice like no one else's: knowing, intense, utterly convinced of its authority and the urgency of its message/5(8).

The following essay was delivered as a keynote speech at the James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium’s Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin, held in Eugene, Oregon on December 2nd and 3rd.

It will prob. "Up the Walls of the World "() was one of only two novels written by author James Tiptree, Jr. Triptree was the pen name for Alice Sheldon.

I am not one to "damn with faint praise" so I will say straight up that my overall impression was one of disappointment with novel/5(13). Looking for books by James Tiptree Jr. See all books authored by James Tiptree Jr., including A Treasury of American Horror Stories, and Brightness Falls from the Air, and more on ‎James Tiptree, Jr.

burst onto the science fiction scene in the s with a series of hard-edged, provocative short stories. Hailed as a brilliant masculine writer with a deep sympathy for his female characters, he penned such classics as Houston, Houston, Do You Read.

and The Women Men Do. — New York Times Book Review Her Smoke Rose Up Forever collects eighteen brilliant short stories from a luminary of the science-fiction genre, James Tiptree, Jr.

This updated edition is the quintessential Tiptree collection and contains revisions from Brand: Tachyon Publications. The information about James Tiptree, Jr. shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine May by Tiptree Jr, James / McDonald, Ian (SIGNED!) / Goldstein, Lisa & others and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Author of Brightness falls from the air, Great Science Fiction, Again, Dangerous Visions, Warm Worlds & Otherwise, Crown of stars, Up the walls of the world, The starry rift, The Hugo winners, vol.

Warm Worlds and Otherwise is a short story collection by American writer Alice Sheldon, first published in under her pen name James Tiptree, Jr. In its introduction, "Who is Tiptree, What is He?", fellow science fiction author Robert Silverberg wrote that he found the theory that Tiptree was female "absurd", and that the author of these stories could only be a : Alice Sheldon (as James Tiptree, Jr.).

James Tiptree, Jr., burst onto the science fiction scene in the late s with a series of hard-edged, provocative stories. He redefined the genre with such classics as Houston, Houston, Do You Read. and The Women Men Don't nearly ten years he wrote and carried on intimate correspondences with other writers--Philip K.

Dick, Harlan Ellison, and Ursula K. Le Guin. › Find signed collectible books by 'James Tiptree Jr' English. Her Smoke Rose Up Forever. by James Tiptree Jr. ISBN () Softcover, Tachyon Publications, Find This Book. Julie Phillips wrote James Tiptree, Jr., a biography subtitled: "The Double Life of Alice B.

Sheldon." Phillips tells Andrea Seabrook why she was inspired to write the book, more about who Sheldon. Free 2-day shipping. Buy James Tiptree, Jr. - eBook at (11). It would take another decade or so for Sheldon to invent the identity of James Tiptree Jr. on a whim (after spying a jar of Tiptree jam in a local supermarket), attach it to some science fiction.

The James Tiptree, Jr. Award was created to honor science fiction or fantasy that explores our understanding of gender. This fascinating biography by Julie Phillips, ten years in the making, is based on extensive research, exclusive interviews, and full access to Alice Sheldon's by: James Tiptree, Jr., burst onto the science fiction scene in the late s with a series of hard-edged, provocative stories.

He redefined the genre with such classics as Houston, Houston, Do You Read. and The Women Men Don't See. For nearly ten years he wrote and carried on intimate correspondences with other writers--Philip K. Dick, Harlan Ellison, and Ursula K. Le 4/5(15).

James Tiptree Jr. This article relates to The Blazing World. In The Blazing World, the protagonist Harriet Burden's notebooks often include references to female artists, writers and intellectuals who struggled for recognition in male-dominated of the writers she mentions is James Tiptree Jr., an award-winning science fiction author who turned out to be a woman named.

James Tiptree, Jr., appeared on the science fiction scene in the late s, writing fast-paced, action-filled stories about rocket ships, alien sex. James Tiptree Jr.

was the pseudonym of the late Alice Sheldon. An ex-CIA employee, Sheldon had the honor of being known as one of the best science fiction writers of the twentieth century. Among her novels, Brightness Falls From the Air is Brand: Open Road Media.

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Book Review: 'Her Smoke Rose Up Forever,' By James Tiptree Jr. | Author, Feminist, Pioneer Science fiction has long offered us the image of "the final frontier," but some sci-fi authors have. Tiptree, the world learned, was really Alice Bradley Sheldon, a then something woman living a quiet life in the rural exurbs of Washington, D.C.

But as Julie Phillips demonstrates in her impressively detailed and engaging biography, James Tiptree, Jr. Tiptree on Tiptree () [only as by Alice Sheldon] A Woman Writing Science Fiction () From a Spoken Journal: Thinking About Heinlein, et.

al., (edited by. Ten Thousand Light-Years from Home is a short story collection by Alice Sheldon under the pen name of James Tiptree, Jr. that was first published in This was the first book Sheldon published. Contents. Introduction by Harry Harrison "And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill's Side"Author: Alice Sheldon (as James Tiptree, Jr.).

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Smith. Tachyon, Tor Double #7: "Screwtop". Vonda N. McIntyre. "The Girl Who Was Plugged In".James Tiptree, Jr. Tor, ISBN Other mediaAuthor: James Tiptree, Jr. James Tiptree, Jr., burst onto the science fiction scene in the late s with a series of hard-edged, provocative stories.

He redefined the genre with such classics as Houston, Houston, Do You Read? and The Women Men Don't nearly ten years he wrote and carried on intimate correspondences with other writers--Philip K. Dick, Harlan Ellison, and Ursula K.

Le Guin, /5(25)."The Screwfly Solution" is a science fiction short story by Raccoona Sheldon, a pen name for psychologist Alice Sheldon, who was better known by her other nom de plume, James Tiptree, Jr.

It received the Nebula Award for Best Novelette () and has been adapted into a .Akwaeke Emezi has won the Otherwise Award for Freshwater (Grove Press, ). The Otherwise Award (formerly known as the Tiptree Award) celebrates science fiction, fantasy, and other forms of speculative narrative that expand and explore our understanding of gender.

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