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When We Were One
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A race of women have lived in relative peace for centuries. But strange forces have come through the ages to finish what was started.
The opposing forces, the visitors, will do anything to acquire... More > the secrets of this ancient culture.
These women are unique in many respects, but none of their abilities can outweigh their ancient methods of reproduction. This, and the very thing that makes them strong, are what the visitors seek.
The sisters must go back through the annals of cycles gone to learn what they’d forgotten. It is in the past that they might be able to save their future.
When We Were One takes readers on a tour through memories of days gone. It is a journey that uncovers the soul of women and the spiritual miles they’ve trod. When We Were One honors nature and the vastness of the many universes that speckle the darkness.
This story honors women and their relationships. And it honors men and their connection to women.< Less
Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
The book describes an isolated society composed entirely of women, who reproduce via parthenogenesis. The result... More > is an ideal social order: free of war, conflict, and domination. It first appeared as a serial in Forerunner, a magazine edited and written by Gilman between 1909 and 1916.
The book is the middle volume in her utopian trilogy; it was preceded by Moving the Mountain (1911), and followed with a sequel, With Her in Ourland (1916).
The story is told from the perspective of Vandyk "Van" Jennings, a student of sociology who, along with two friends (Terry O. Nicholson and Jeff Margrave), forms an expedition party to explore an area of uncharted land where it is rumored lives a society consisting entirely of women.< Less
Moving the Mountain
Moving the Mountain is a feminist utopian novel written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. It was published serially in Perkins Gilman's periodical The Forerunner and then in book form, both in 1911.
The... More > book was one element in the major wave of utopian and dystopian literature that marked the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The novel was also the first volume in Gilman's utopian trilogy; it was followed by the famous Herland (1915) and its sequel, With Her in Ourland (1916).
The novel opens with a brief scene written in the third person: at a remote location in Tibet, a man in local costume, backed by a group of native people, confronts a woman at the head of an exploratory expedition. There is a sudden sense of realization as the man and woman recognize each other as siblings; the man collapses, overcome by shock.
In Moving the Mountain as in other of her works, Gilman entertains concepts of eugenics, often to the detriment of personal liberties.< Less
Herland is an utopian novel from 1915, composed by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book portrays a secluded publicly accepted norms made actually out of ladies who replicate through... More > parthenogenesis (abiogenetic proliferation). The outcome is a perfect social request, unhindered of war, clash and mastery.< Less