Philosophers Jane Martin
and Evelyn Fox Keller
have critiqued this book's lack of intense feeling, something that perhaps reflects CPG
's desire to dissociate women from emotionalism. Ann J. Lane
noted that Herland constitutes CPG
10 December 1983
was awarded the Nobel
Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of mobile genetic elements, a scientific advancement that was pivotal to later research in DNA.