The Penguin Book of International Women's Stories

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Kate Figes
Penguin Books, 1997 - Fiction - 462 pages
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Thirty-three short stories from around the globe boldly express the changing concerns and attitudes of women. Mirroring the changes and expectations of women's lives everywhere and reflecting the diversity of their experience, these stories feature a wealth of subject matter and styles and are written by both well-established and undiscovered writers in English and in translation.

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User Review  - Jackieleigh123 - Goodreads

This was a text book from an English/Women and Gender Studies class. Read most of the stories. Most were decent,while I had trouble really getting into a few. Overall, it was a pretty good collection from women around the globe. Read full review

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User Review  - Desiree Rico - Goodreads

I used this text in my women's literature class and found the stories very inspiring and thought provoking, especially concerning gender issues. Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Kate Figes is the author of" Because of her Sex," She writes regularly on parenting issues for London's Times and Guardian. She lives in London. Jean Zimmerman is the coauthor, with Gil Reavill, of" Raising Our Athletic Daughters: How Sports Can Guild Selft-Esteem And Save Girls' LivesS"

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