Tag: Joanna Russ

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17 April 2021
Obstacle writing: 'Forbidden to write' by Joanna Russ
Born in the Bronx, Jewish, lesbian, radical feminist, Joanna Russ (1937-2011) studied at Cornell with Nabokov, taught at Washington University, and in the 1960s began to publish short stories, followed by essays and novels, among which the most notable is The Female Man (1975), translated into Italian in 1989 under the same title. At the time of college, when the need to write matures in her, she realises she has no life experience, feels inadequate, thinks she cannot fit into the [...]
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