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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The author writes with a measured tone, not inflammatory or accusatory, but merely explaining the ways in which women authors have been marginalized in the canon. She explores several women writers I ... Read full review

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The author writes with a measured tone, not inflammatory or accusatory, but merely explaining the ways in which women authors have been marginalized in the canon. She explores several women writers I ... 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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