"Illuminating and informative....Essential reading." THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Writing with great passion, warmth, and wit on a subject that's never been explored in these terms before, Susan Brownmiller draws on the many manifestations of femininity through the ages, and demonstrates in beautiful and telling detail the many powerful nuances of that one word. "A positive joy to read!" Nora Ephron CHICAGO TRIBUNE BOOK WORLD
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Review: FemininityUser Review - Jessica - Goodreads
I found this book an entertaining and fascinating exploration of the phenomenon, "femininity." I would like to start with the caveat that I just picked up this book in a used book store, so I have no ... Read full review
Review: FemininityUser Review - Dave - Goodreads
One of the books that brought me to feminism. Maybe a little dated now, but Brownmiller presents the common assumption that aspects of femininity are pre-determined by nature, and proceeds to demolish all of them. Unapologetic and potent. Read full review
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Femininity was published by Linden Books, a division of Simon and Schuster, in 1984. It had many foreign language publications and is still in print with ...
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The Happy Feminist: IS FEMINISM THE OPPOSITE OF FEMININITY?
Of course, that means I ought to clarify my view of what femininity means. ... But, in my view, femininity is neither a sacred obligation nor a persona I ...
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LAUREL RICHARDSON Ohio State University Susan Brownmiller sets herself the task of analyzing femininity as a survival strategy. She contends that femininity ...
Women and Femininity in us Popular Culture - Bibliography
Femininity and Domination: Studies in the Phenomenology of Oppression. New York: Routledge, 1990 ... On Our Own Terms: Redefining Competence and Femininity. ...
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Secular feminist Susan Brownmiller evidences the confusion in her book, Femininity: "Women are all female impersonators to some degree. ...
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Feminism, Femininity, and the "Beauty" Dilemma:
However, notions of femininity and beauty and their interdependence with the fashion and cosmetics industries have been very deeply ingrained in American ...
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enlightenment: Putting the Sex Back into Gender
Note: Much of the basic thesis of this essay was turned into the essay "Sex and Gender through an Egoist Lens: Masculinity and femininity in the philosophy ...
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Femininity (work by Brownmiller) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Femininity (work by Brownmiller) ... Fabulous female contributions are often derived from flexibility and femininity. Reading Level (Lexile): 1160; ...
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BOOK OF THE TIMES - New York Times
Whatever the cause, I found myself reading ''Femininity'' at first in a mood of extreme ... Instead it is an informal history and anatomy of femininity, ...
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Body Hair Removal: The 'Mundane' Production of Normative Femininity
As such, hair removal may act as a "structuring device ... reflect[ing] larger cultural conceptions of masculinity and femininity, of sex roles, ...