The Girl Who Was Plugged In is both explicit and stark in its condemnation of the ways in which society dictates every acceptable action a woman may take to accrue some modicum of power. Trying to ppugged and smell him through beautiful dead nostrils, to love him back with a body that goes dead in the heart of the fire. “The Girl Who Was Plugged In” (1973) is a novella by James Tiptree Junior, the pen name of American author Alice Sheldon. In “The Girl Who Was Plugged In," corporatization is wholly, universally evil. The Girl Who Was Plugged In, by Tiptree, is a Hugo winner and a sensational story. The girl’s phone was plugged into a charger, which was plugged into an extension cord connected to a “non-GFCI, non-grounded” bathroom wall outlet, police said. The price was right, at a buck. Only being like her will also get you her problems, including a swift and sudden end. Roger Bagula. by James Tiptree, Jr. (1977) Stardance by Spider Robinson and Jeanne Robinson (1978) The Persistence of Vision by John Varley (1979) The Girl Who Was Plugged In: James Tiptree, Jr.’s 19th Century Monster in 20th Century Science Fiction by Terry Weyna. They hug and kiss on the porch upstairs, flaunting their affections before the passing train. This future world is capitalist and consumeristic. It’s set in an imagined future where large corporations use technology to control most aspects of life. In the short science-fiction novel The Girl Who Was Plugged In by James Tiptree, Jr. (the pen name of Alice Bradley Sheldon), formal advertising as it is known has been banned. View all covers for The Girl Who Was Plugged In (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by Jane Donawerth (1997) in Frankenstein's Daughters: Women Writing Science Fiction judgments and their totalizing vitriolic quality make it impossible for the reader to really engage with the text in a meaningful way. This paper "The Girl Who Was Plugged In by James Tiptree: Gender, Identity, and Technology" discusses the book by James Tiptree that is regarded as a classic example of feminist science fiction. It has no redeemable characteristics. The Girl Who Was Plugged In by James Tiptree, Jr. (1974) A Song for Lya by George R. R. Martin (1975) Home Is the Hangman by Roger Zelazny (1976) By Any Other Name by Spider Robinson and Houston, Houston, Do You Read? 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