Femininity

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Ballantine Books, 1985 - Social Science - 270 pages
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Examines the nature of femininity and analyzes society's view of a woman's ideal body, appearance, and behavior

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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

Review: Femininity

User Review  - 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

Contents

Body
21
Hair
53
Clothes
77
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About the author (1985)

Susan Brownmiller's work has appeared in "The New York Times," "The Village Voice," "Esquire," "Vogue," "Rolling Stone," & many other publications. In addition to "Against Our Will," her landmark treatise on rape, she is the author of "Femininity," "Waverly Place," & "Seeing Vietnam." She lives in New York City.

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