The Women's Room
By (author) Marilyn French
Preface by Marilyn French
Foreword by Dorothy Allison
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Women's Room by Marilyn French
Book DescriptionThe bestselling feminist novel that awakened both women and men, The Women's Room follows the transformation of Mira Ward and her circle as the women's movement begins to have an impact on their lives. A biting social commentary on an emotional world gone silently haywire, The Women's Room is a modern classic that offers piercing insight into the social norms accepted so blindly and revered so completely. Marilyn French questions those accepted norms and poignantly portrays the hopeful believers looking for new truths.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143114505
Paperback / softback
(213mm x 142mm x 27mm)
Imprint: The Penguin Press
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2014
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marilyn French
Love Children, Paperback (January 2010)
It is the late 1960s in Cambridge, Massachusetts. "The Grateful Dead" is playing on radio and teenagers are wearing long hair and blue jeans. Jess Leighton, the daughter of a temperamental painter and a proto-feminist Harvard professor, is struggling to make sense of her world amid racial tensions, Vietnam War protests, and anti-government rage.
From Eve to Dawn, Paperback (September 2008)
In the 20th century, women became a force for change, in part through suffrage, and in part through mass organising. This title offers a history of multiple political revolutions as well as the century's horrors - including genocides and the atom bomb.
In the Name of Friendship, Hardback (May 2006)
Set in the Berkshire mountains of western Massachusetts, this novel features a portrait of four disparate women who forge life-altering friendships despite personalities that vary as greatly as their vocations and ages. It weaves together a series of family crises with the friendships that help the four women refashion their lives.
Children, Paperback (January 2006)» View all books by Marilyn French
* A bestseller when it was first published in 1928, THE CHILDREN is a touching, bittersweet novel about a middle-aged man's relationship with a band of unruly children - and of his conflicting feelings for the eldest, a girl on the cusp of womanhood.
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Author Biography - Marilyn French
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.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.Dorothy Allison is the acclaimed author of the nationally bestselling novel Bastard Out of Carolina, which was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award. The recipient of numerous awards, she lives in Northern California.LINSEY ABRAMS has published three novels, Charting the Stars, Double Vision, and Our History in New York. She directs the MFA program in creative writing at the City College of New York.
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