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Ursula K. Le Guin in 2016. Photo courtesy of and copyright William Anthony.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (1929−2018) was a celebrated author whose body of work includes 21 novels, 11 volumes of short stories, 11 volumes of poetry, 13 children’s books, five essay collections, and four works of translation. The breadth and imagination of her work earned her six Nebula Awards, seven Hugo Awards, and SFWA’s Grand Master, along with the PEN/​Malamud and many other awards. In 2014 she was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2016 joined the short list of authors to be published in their lifetimes by the Library of America.

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Volume 39, № 2: Ursula K. Le Guin

26 April 2021.

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Introduction to the special issue

26 April 2021. Melanie A. Rawls

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Aspects of worldbuilding: Taoism as foundational in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea saga

26 April 2021. Dennis Friedrichsen

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Magic, witchcraft, and faërie: Evolution of magical ideas in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea cycle

26 April 2021. Oleksandra Filonenko

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The Taoist myths of winter: Mythopoesis in The Left Hand of Darkness

26 April 2021. Derance A. Rolim Filho

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Who is there? Subjectivity, transformation, and the child’s journey in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Tombs of Atuan

26 April 2021. Meghann Cassidy

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“Beware her, the day she finds her strength!”: Tehanu and the power of the marginalized to affect social change in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea saga

26 April 2021. Jon Alkorta Martiartu

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The four deaths of Ged

26 April 2021. John Rosegrant

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The practical geography of always coming home

26 April 2021. David Bratman

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Ursula’s bookshelf

26 April 2021. Kristine A. Swank

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