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Ladies First and Foremost

Ladies First and Foremost. Jenny Kristine Thurman. Conversations about Science Fiction for Girls. How to Suppress Women’s Writing. by Joanna Russ.

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Ladies First and Foremost

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  1. Ladies First and Foremost • Jenny Kristine Thurman Conversations about Science Fiction for Girls

  2. How to Suppress Women’s Writing • by Joanna Russ

  3. She didn’t write it. Women don’t write science fiction. She wrote it, but she shouldn’t have. It’s too political, too angry, too feminist, She wrote it, but look what she wrote about. Romance doesn’t belong in science fiction. She wrote it, but she only one of it. Mary Shelley didn’t write a sequel to Frankenstein. She wrote it, but she isn’t really an artist, and it isn’t really art. It’s for children. It’s for teens. She wrote it, but she had help. She stole the idea from a cult hit. She wrote it, but she’s an anomaly. All the other science fiction novels for children feature boys. She wrote it BUT...

  4. Double Standard of Content • Denial of Agency • Pollution of Agency

  5. False Categorization • Isolation • Anomalousness

  6. The Hunger Games • by Suzanne Collins

  7. Don’t Worry! • It’s not like Twilight

  8. 2013 People’s Choice Awards • Favorite Movie • Favorite Action Movie • Favorite Movie Actress • Favorite Movie Franchise • Favorite on Screen Chemistry

  9. Hero or Symbol? • Chris Evans • Chris Hemsworth • Christian Bale • Robert Downey Jr. • Will Smith • Anne Hathaway • Emma Stone • Jennifer Lawrence • Kristin Stewart • Scarlett Johansson

  10. VS

  11. A Wrinkle in Time • by Madeline L’Engle

  12. The Handmaid’s Tale • The Female Man • The Left Hand of Darkness • Falling Free • A Wrinkle in Time • Ender’s Game • Uglies • Little Brother

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