(urth) 'King Rat' and the abuse of women in Gene Wolfe's stories

Lane Haygood lhaygood at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 09:00:00 PST 2011

I don't write aliens or elves or dwarves or any of that. 

Although it does raise some questions. Is there a universal male or female experience across different species or worlds?

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On Mar 9, 2011, at 10:58 AM, "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes" <danldo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Lane Haygood wrote:
>> I tend to write (almost exclusively) male protagonists and narrators.
>> Because I am male.  I don't have any direct, subjective experience of being
>> female.
> But SF is all about writing the Other. If you can't write a female
> character, how can you write an alien?
> -- 
> Dan'l Danehy-Oakes
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