Episode 8: “I Can’t Fault Will Gibson for Writing His Own Id Into a Novel, I Guess”

The Female Man (Joanna Russ) and Woman on the Edge of Time (Marge Piercy)

09 August 2020 · 51:04


Cancelling the Apocalypse
Episode 8: "I Can't Fault Will Gibson for Writing His Own Id Into a Novel, I Guess"
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In this mammoth episode, Dom and Raph get into two of the big utopian novels of the 1970s – Joanna Russ’s The Female Man and Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time. Featuring all your old favourites including second wave feminism, mental health, queerness, écriture féminine, spatiality, cults, exams, the moon, Will Gibson’s id, Maggie Gyllenhaal, killing your own mother, uh

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The Female Man (Joanna Russ, 1975)

Woman on the Edge of Time (Marge Piercy, 1976)


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