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Russ, Joanna 1937-2011

Overview
Works: 91 works in 398 publications in 11 languages and 13,641 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Interviews  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Feminist fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3568.U763, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joanna Russ
How to suppress women's writing by Joanna Russ( Book )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Are women able to achieve anything they set their minds to? In How to Suppress Women's Writing, award-winning novelist and scholar Joanna Russ lays bare the subtle--and not so subtle--strategies that society uses to ignore, condemn, or belittle women who produce literature. As relevant today as when it was first published in 1983, this book has motivated generations of readers with its powerful feminist critique."--Publisher's description
The female man by Joanna Russ( Book )

82 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of Joanna and Jeannine interact with the world of Janet Evason after the female man from a planet of the future arrives in New York City
The country you have never seen : essays and reviews by Joanna Russ( )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1959, at the age of 22, Joanna Russ published her first science fiction story, "Nor Custom Stale," in The Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy. In the years since, Russ has continued to write some popular, creative, and important novels and stories in science fiction. She was a central figure, along with contemporaries Ursula K. Le Guin and James Tiptree, in revolutionizing science fiction in the 1960s and 1970s. The Country You Have Never Seen gathers Joanna Russ's most important essays and reviews, revealing the vital part she played over the years in the never-ending conversation among writers and fans about the roles, boundaries, and potential of science fiction. Spanning her entire career, the collection shines a light on Russ's role in the growth of new wave science fiction and feminist science fiction, while at the same time providing fascinating insights into her own development as a writer."--Jacket
The New women's theatre : ten plays by contemporary American women( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To write like a woman : essays in feminism and science fiction by Joanna Russ( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Zanzibar cat by Joanna Russ( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across the wounded galaxies : interviews with contemporary American science fiction writers by Larry McCaffery( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two of them by Joanna Russ( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Irene, a rebellious product of an American 1950s upbringing, has fled from a repressive and sexist society into a life of apparent equality and adventure as part of the elite Trans-Temporal Authority's cadre of travelers. Under the tutelage of Ernst, a friend/lover and teacher/father, Irene has achieved status and dignity. Irene and Ernst are assigned to a pseudo-Islamic world where they meet Zubedeyeh, a young girl whose creativity is being transformed into madness by the male chauvinistic society in which she lives. Vowing to rescue her, Irene unleashes a destructive cycle of violence."--Jacket
Extra (ordinary) people by Joanna Russ( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinq nouvelles de bon calibre qui dépassent la formule
What are we fighting for? : sex, race, class, and the future of feminism by Joanna Russ( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In What Are We Fighting For? Joanna Russ argues strongly against the shift in contemporary feminist theory - from the direct political struggle of the 1960s and '70s to a depoliticized focus on women's psychology and personal relations. Irreverent and rich with insight, this book connects the feminist movement to struggles for racial and class equality as it traces the highlights and low points of feminist thinking in the past twenty-five years on a range of issues: the parallels between the current state of feminism and the setbacks in American and English feminism after World War I; why feminism must accept the leadership of women of color; and the necessity of socialist and feminist theory, despite traditional clashes between feminists and the Left
The hidden side of the moon : stories by Joanna Russ( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We who are about to-- by Joanna Russ( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A multi-dimensional explosion hurls the starship's few passengers across the galaxies and onto a barren, uncharted planet. With no technical skills and scant supplies, the survivors face a bleak end in an alien world. One brave woman holds the daring answer, but it is the most desperate one possible."--Jacket
Magic mommas, trembling sisters, puritans & perverts : feminist essays by Joanna Russ( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzamelde, eerder verschenen artikelen over vrouwenbeweging, pornografie, seksualiteit, etc
And chaos died by Joanna Russ( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of telepathy and clairvoyance by an earthman marooned an earth like planet populated by humans who have lost contact with the home world
The New women of wonder : recent science fiction stories by women about women( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On strike against God by Joanna Russ( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and Dutch and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esther wordt verliefd op haar beste vriendin Joan en krijgt het daardoor aan de stok met een homoseksuele vriend die vindt dat zij haar feminisme wat te ver doordijft... Verder kruisen graaf Dracula en Mr. Muchomacho haar pad
Picnic on paradise by Joanna Russ( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new kind of sci-fi heroine, the tough-as-nails Alyx, is introduced in this Nebula Award finalist that Poul Anderson called an "extraordinary" novel. Set in a semi-utopian world, Joanna Russ's groundbreaking debut novel is the story of Alyx, a female soldier, survival guide, and agent of the Trans-Temporal Authority. Displaced in time from her ancient Greece, Alyx is tasked with safely leading a group of pampered human vacationers-including some unconventional nuns and a detached teenager known as the Machine-across an uninhabited scenic terrain to a relief station. But the journey proves more challenging than anticipated as they confront one another's failings; the physical dangers of an icy, hostile wilderness; and Alyx's own personal demons. Long before the kick-ass heroines of current science fiction and fantasy, Russ unapologetically introduced readers to a short, strong, middle-aged (for her world/time) woman of twenty-six who knows how to survive but struggles with the emotional nuances of her charges and the confusion of her own mixed feelings. With iconic characters like Alyx, Russ "four decades ago helped deliver science fiction into the hands of the most alien creatures the genre had yet seen-women ... [and] helped inaugurate the now flourishing tradition of feminist science fiction" (The New York Times)
Alyx by Joanna Russ( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Alyx by Joanna Russ( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WomanSpace : future and fantasy stories and art( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The female manThe country you have never seen : essays and reviewsAcross the wounded galaxies : interviews with contemporary American science fiction writersThe two of themWhat are we fighting for? : sex, race, class, and the future of feminismThe hidden side of the moon : storiesWe who are about to--
Alternative Names
Joanna Russ Amerikaans schrijfster

Joanna Russ Amerikaans schrijver

Joanna Russ autrice di fantascienza statunitense

Joanna Russ escritora, académica e feminista estadounidense

Joanna Russ escritora, académica y activista feminista estadounidense

Joanna Russ US-amerikanische Autorin

Russ, Joanna

Russ, Joanna, 1937-

Russ, Joanna Ruth

Джоана Ръс

Джоанна Расс Американська письменниця

Џоана Рас

ג'ואנה ראס

جوانا روس

러스, 조안나

ジョアンナ・ラス

ラス, ジョアナ

ラス, ジョアンナ

乔娜安·拉斯

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