The Women's Room
Publish date: May 1st 1997
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
Pages no: 526
Edition language: English
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I read this years ago and I swear it changed my attitude about what was possible for a woman to have and to refuse. I haven't read it in years but I will re-read it someday for sure. I vaguely remember the movie with Colleen Dewhurst and Lee Remick. Would love to find and watch that again someday!
Some contemporary novels eventually become very instructive as historical ones. The mid-century social trappings have changed and to some extent certain issues like working outside the home have moved toward resolution, but the ingrained assumptions and the violence haven't changed a bit. In a react...
this book was my entry to feminism.
In one of those odd synchronicities, I was midway through the first half of this book when my husband and I watched the second-to-last episode of From Earth to the Moon, The Original Wives' Club. What struck me about the women in the episode was that, although the show painted it as the extraordinar...
too much to discuss here, too much to think about. a feminist manifesto of sorts, with a not so feminist discussion of rape toward the end that only partially redeems itself... 2 quotes from the passage that challenges me the most (and which might not make sense out of context) : "I've dropped out ...