We started talking about doing a Joanna Russ Spoilerific episode just after she died, in April, and here it is! We discuss Russ’ non-fiction polemic How to Suppress Women’s Writing, her novel The Female Man, and the short story “When it Changed.” We also discuss whether the issues confronted are still relevant today, and some of the problems we have with these works. All in a spirit of love and respect, of course, and attempting to overcome our feelings of inadequacy and terror in the face of the mighty Joanna….
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