Ursula K. Le Guin

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Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (21 October 1929, Berkeley, California – 22 January 2018, Portland, Oregon) was an American author best known for her works of speculative fiction, including science fiction works set in her Hainish universe, and the Earthsea fantasy series. She was first published in 1959, and her literary career spanned nearly sixty years, yielding more than twenty novels and over a hundred short stories, in addition to poetry, literary criticism, translations, and children's books.

  • "The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction" [1986], in Women of Vision: Essays by Women Writing Science Fiction, ed. Denise Du Pont, New York: St Martin's Press, 1988; repr. in Le Guin, Dancing at the Edge of the World, New York: Grove Press, 1989, pp 165-170; repr. in The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology, eds. C. Glotfelty and H. Fromm, Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1996, pp 149-154; repr. in Le Guin, The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction, intro. Donna Haraway, Ignota, 2019.
    • "Çuval kuramı ve kurgu", in Le Guin, Kadınlar rüyalar, ejderhalar: Ursula K. Le Guin'den seçme yazılar, Istanbul: Metis Yayınları, 1999, pp 52-58. [1] (Turkish)
    • Bæreposeteorien om fiktion, trans. Karsten Sand Iversen, Virkelig, and Laboratorium for Æstetik og Økologi, 2017, 13 pp. [2] (Danish)
    • "Die Tragetaschentheorie des Erzählens", trans. Matthias Fersterer, in Le Guin, Am Anfang war der Beutel: Warum uns Fortschritts-Utopien an den Rand des Abgrunds führten und wie Denken in Rundungen die Grundlage für gutes Leben schafft, thinkOya, 2020, pp 12-21. [3] [4] (German)
    • "Teória fikcie ukrytá v mechu", trans. Ján Solčáni, 3/4, Bratislava, Apr 2023. (Slovak)
  • Space Crone, eds. & intro. So Mayer and Sarah Shin, London: Silver Press, 2023, 256 pp. A collection of Le Guin’s writings on feminism and gender. Publisher.
Documentary films
  • Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, dir. Arwen Curry, 2018, 68 min. Film documentary. [5] [6]