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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This book is a satirical guide on ignoring or reducing the contribution of women in literature, although the basic principles could apply to other repressed groups and other forms of media. Although ... Read full review

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This book CHANGED MY LIFE someone remind me to actually talk more coherently about it at some point. 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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