Science Fiction Required Readings

10 The Heat Death of the Universe


Pamela Zoline

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SF goes experimental—literature, that is.

Librarian Note

Pamala Z.

Read this excellently researched article on the meaning and influence of this short story. A Space of Her Own: Pamela Zoline’s “The Heat Death of the Universe” by Mary E. Papke



Originally published in:

  • originally published in a science fiction magazine (New Worlds)

Also published in:

  • Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century (Justine Larbalestier (ed.), 2006)


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