How to Suppress Women's Writing

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University of Texas Press, 1983 - Literary Criticism - 159 pages
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If certain people are not suppose to have the ability to produce 'great' literature, and if this supposition is one of the means used to keep such people in their place, the ideal situation (socially speaking) is one in which such people are prevented from producing any literature at all.
  

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User Review  - Kristin-Leigh - Goodreads

I really need to stop reading books that then in turn expand my to-read list! This was really eye-opening, particularly the collected quotes regarding women's writing/female authorship from different ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

Funny and informative. I learned so much about interesting female writers and literary criticism. With Joanna's help I even discovered my now beloved Adrienne Rich - for which I will be forever grateful. Definitely recommended. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
3
Bad Faith
17
Pollution of Agency
25
The Double Standard of Content
39
False Categorizing
49
Aesthetics
110
Authors Note
133
Copyright

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Nebula Award-winning writer Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was the author of such popular novels as The Female Man, We Who Are About To, and On Strike Against God.

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