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To write like a woman

essays in feminism and science fiction

by Joanna Russ

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Feminist fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Science fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Feminism and literature -- English-speaking countries,
    • Women and literature -- English-speaking countries,
    • Gender identity in literature,
    • Authorship -- Sex differences,
    • Sex role in literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoanna Russ.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS147 .R87 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 181 p. ;
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1272276M
      ISBN 100253329140, 0253209838
      LC Control Number95003576

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