[LMB] 9 Women Who Shaped Science Fiction

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Sep 18 17:28:13 BST 2013


On Sep 18, 2013, at 10:21 AM, Rebecca Price <becca_price at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I think one reason fantasy is so much more popular than SF these days is
> that so much SF is dystopian - fantasy tends to be more hopeful (except for
> urban fantasy, which seems to run toward the dystopian as well.)


There's a *lot* of dystopian fantasy, even darker than the Harry Potter series.   I rarely come across science fiction that dark.

But we stopped believing in the family space ship.


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