Science Fiction (Required Readings)

29 When It Changed

(1972)

Joanna Russ

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From addressing race to addressing gender, New Wave sci fi likes to poke at our perspectives.

 

Librarian Note

The Female Man coverNominated for the Hugo Award for Best Short Story 1973, and won the Nebula Award for Best Short Story in 1972.

© 1972 by Joanna Russ. First published in Again, Dangerous Visions edited by Harlan Ellison (ISBN: 978-0-330-25096-2).

Scholarly Books

Whatcom CC logo - This link is authorized for Whatcom students onlyDemand My Writing : Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction.  Liverpool : Liverpool University Press. 1999

Whatcom CC logo - This link is authorized for Whatcom students onlyOn Joanna Russ. Mendlesohn, Farah. Middletown, Conn : Wesleyan. 2009.  “The essays in this volume examine every aspect of Russ’s body of work and provide a critical assessment that is long overdue.”

Scholarly Articles

Whatcom CC logo - This link is authorized for Whatcom students onlyDo Not Reach Up from Readers’ Laps and Punch the Readers’ Noses”: Joanna Russ’s Provocative Message in Her Ending to The Female Man.

Whatcom CC logo - This link is authorized for Whatcom students onlyTeaching Joanna Russ’s Consciousness-Raising Novels of the 70s: Three Decades Later

Whatcom CC logo - This link is authorized for Whatcom students only“This shapeless book”: Reception and Joanna Russ’s The female Man