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Ursula Le Guin and the Left Hand of Darkness

Where no man had been before…

When Le Guin wrote “The Left hand of Darkness” in 1969 Feminist writing was in its infancy and Science Fiction writing was dominated by male authors. 383 more words

Fantasy And Science Fiction

On “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” (1973) by Ursula K. Le Guin

“They leave Omelas, they walk ahead into the darkness and they do not come back. The place they go towards is a place even less imaginable to most of us than the city of happiness….

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