Love's Body, Dancing in Time

Love's Body, Dancing in TimeLove S Body, Dancing In Time Offers Five Love Stories By The Critically Acclaimed L Timmel Duchamp, Stories Only She Could Tell Carnal And Queer, Intricate And Involved, They Range From The Heart Breaking Sturgeon Award Finalist Dance At The Edge To The Historically Authentic, Tiptree Short Listed The Apprenticeship Of Isabetta Di Pietro Cavazzi, To The Subtle, Original The Heloise Archive, In Which The Rewriting Of The Eleventh Century Abbess S Life Story Dramatically Alters The Course Of European History Like All Of Duchamp S Work, This Fiction Is Passionate, Feminist, And Intelligent. Powerfully written short stories with creative twists and lots of queer chars Each short story is a perfect little morsel that would fit easily into a larger series. Duchamp is possibly best known as the owner of Aqueduct Press, an excellent US small press which focuses on feminist genre fiction, but she is also an accomplished science fiction and fantasy writer in her own right In fact, her The Forbidden Words of Margaret A I would count as one of the ten best science fiction stories ever written and her Marq ssan Cycle one of the best sf series about first contact Love s Body, Dancing in Time is her first collection, and contains a short story, two novelettes and two novellas Dance at the Edge takes place on a world where some people or so the narrator believes can see a border into another world, but they lose the facility when they turn adult In The Gift , a travel writer returns to a world famous for its culture, falls in love with a famous singer, but then discovers the price he paid for his voice think The Alteration The Apprenticeship of Isabetta di Pietro Cavazzi is something Duchamp has done before a well researched, and convincing, historical story that slowly drifts into genre territory In this case, the title character is a
These are some very elegant, philosophically charged science fiction alt history love stories My favorites The Gift, about an off world tour guide writer s tragically misconstrued love affair, and The H lo se Archive, a wonderful novella co
Really stunning short stories Picked it up randomly at a Seattle bookstore, and was delighted to find it woven with queer and feminist themes, offer that certain breath taking edge of unreality, and have nuanced and haunting themes From what I have learned since, L Timmel is hot stuff in scifi land, with a keynote as 2008 WisCon, and editing a few anthologies I ve since stumbled across Ranks among the better science fiction fanta
Science Fiction stories of varying quality The best is a alternate history time travel rewrite of Heloise and Abelard, which was awesome in form but maybe a little too purely feminist wish fulfillment Utopian for me in
An enjoyable collection of short stories Recommended particularly for anyone with an interest in feminist SF and medieval history the Abelard and Heloise story is worth a read.

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  • Paperback
  • 191 pages
  • Love's Body, Dancing in Time
  • L. Timmel Duchamp
  • English
  • 07 May 2018
  • 9780974655918