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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As a member of the entrenched rulers of literature, I could take this thin volume and use it to continue to oppress the writing minorities. In the space of eleven heavily researched chapters, Russ has ... Read full review

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This book was very interesting and set out all of the ways in which female authors are suppressed. However it was hard to understand at times what the author meant but that is easily explained by the ... 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
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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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