Currently Browsing: Ursula K. Le Guin
Susan Seddon Boulet lived her life in search of the magical and magnificent.
It’s kind of ironic that the film I was most excited to see at the Athena Film Festival was about books! About a month before the festival, I read The Left Hand of Darkness for the first time and was struck by the worldbuilding Ursula K. Le Guin put into her planet of genderless people. Our own society is built on the duality of male and female, and you can see that in everything from our cultural practices to our scientific gaze—everything we encounter, we project dualities onto it, and where there are none, we create them.… read more.