Rhys Tranter

‘Freedom To and Freedom From’: 25th Anniversary of Margaret Atwood’s <em>The Handmaid’s Tale</em>

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Margaret Atwood’s landmark science fiction novel, The Handmaid’s Tale. Set in the Republic of Gilead, it imagines an alternative America of the near future where pollution has sterilized most of the female population. A class struggle arises for the ownership and dominion over women who remain fertile.

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