Aim of the Project

Rosamund Pike as Queen Andromeda in Jonathan Liebesman's 2012 film Wrath of the Titans

Rosamund Pike as Queen Andromeda in Jonathan Liebesman’s 2012 film “Wrath of the Titans”

The aim of this project is to create a blog that contains information on the trope and the character of Warrior Women in fantasy literature. In so doing, we aim to show exactly what makes such a character important, and why the inclusion Рand, for that matter, the non-inclusion Рof this character in various narratives matters.

We believe that such a focus is important because of the fact that, in our society, it is the sad truth that women and their stories are erased. This erasure makes itself evident in the stories we tell, in movies and books and other texts, which is why we want to highlight the narratives that do include women, that present women in all their complexity, and humanity.

We intend to accomplish our aims through the following means:

  • provide a definition of the trope of Warrior Women
  • provide a list of books with Warrior Women as main characters
  • provide a list of books with Warrior Women as supporting characters
  • provide reviews and summaries of selected books with Warrior Women as main characters
  • provide reviews and summaries of selected books with Warrior Women as supporting characters
  • provide a bonus, brief write-up on Warrior Women in History
  • provide a bonus, brief write-up on Warrior Women in Games
  • provide a bonus, brief write-up on Warrior Women in Film

We hope you will find this project useful. Thank you for reading.

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