The Women's Room

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Berkley Publishing Group, Aug 15, 1984 - Feminists - 687 pages
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The classic feminist novel that awakened both women and men speaks to everyone about the deep feelings at the heart of love and relationships.

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I know that this is a watershed novel for feminism ... but it is a slog. I am getting the nitty gritty on a group of housewives from the 1950s ...and I can see that their lives suck ... but there are ... Read full review

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Published in 1977, this was an important feminist work which I had never read. I borrowed a copy from the BGSU library (its pages were falling out) and read about Mira and a group of her friends as ... Read full review


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MARILYN FRENCH (1929-2009) received her doctorate from Harvard University in 1972. She was a literary critic, and her articles and stories appeared in a wide range of journals and anthologies. She taught at Hofstra, Harvard, and the College of the Holy Cross, and received a Harvard Centennial Medal. She died in May of 2009.

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