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Greer, Germaine 1939-

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Works: 349 works in 1,218 publications in 19 languages and 31,163 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Reference works  Poetry  Interviews  Catalogs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor, Performer, Author of introduction, zxx, Narrator, Interviewee, Other, Costume designer, Actor
Classifications: HQ1206, 822.33
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The female eunuch by Germaine Greer( Book )
221 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 4,265 libraries worldwide
Germaine Greer takes aim at the subject of women: their cultural history, their psychological development, and their relationship to men. And what she puts forward as her central thesis is the original and provocative idea that as wives, employees, mothers, and lovers, women are not only still in bondage to men, but are deformed by them--made into eunuchs. It is not that Greer is against men (she likes them very much), or that she thinks women should take to violent action to secure their rights, but rather that every woman must come to know herself: her body and her mind. Women must also learn, she argues, their own histories and must learn to share their experiences with one another until they understand, identify, and explicitly come to terms with the many psychological techniques of domination in and out of the home.--From publisher description
The obstacle race : the fortunes of women painters and their work by Germaine Greer( Book )
47 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 2,364 libraries worldwide
Met zwart-witte en gekleurde afbeeldingen geïllustreerde studie over schilderessen
The change : women, aging, and the menopause by Germaine Greer( Book )
36 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,337 libraries worldwide
In this singularly authoritative, intelligent and audacious study, Germaine Greer challenges all of our accepted notions about the physical and emotional effects of menopause and aging - and thereby lays the foundation for a drastic reassessment by women of the ways in which they contemplate and experience the stages of their lives that society has conditioned them to fear and, ultimately, to regret. Quoting extensively from medical, historical, anthropological, literary and other cultural sources, Greer examines the diverse ideas and theories about menopause and aging during the last two hundred years, revealing how they have and have not evolved, concluding that "the sum of our ignorance still far outweighs our knowledge," and that the sum of a woman's self-knowledge is potentially more enlightening than anything she can learn from "objective" observers of her condition. Greer exhorts women to take responsibility for their own health and to question the accepted "truths" and those who determine them. To that end, she makes a detailed study of the various current treatments for menopause - particularly of estrogen replacement therapy, puncturing the overblown promises made on its behalf by the medical profession and drug manufacturers - and explores myriad less well publicized, traditional and alternative non-medical treatments. She delves into the full range of emotional and physical changes in the menopausal woman and proposes a new "art" of aging based on each woman's acceptance of her own experience and her transformed needs and desires. The deeply impassioned ideas Germaine Greer puts forth sound a rallying cry against the cultural and sexual stereotypes that have long hampered the lives of menopausal and aging women. With a profound fierceness of purpose, she encourages women to embrace the freedoms inherent in the change and to forge the serenity and power that can be its most permanent consequences
Sex and destiny : the politics of human fertility by Germaine Greer( Book )
47 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 2,155 libraries worldwide
The author examines customs and attitudes toward fertility, chastity, promiscuity, abortion, contraception, and infanticide
Shakespeare's wife by Germaine Greer( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,148 libraries worldwide
Challenges popular beliefs about the estranged nature of Shakespeare's marriage to Ann Hathaway, placing their relationship in a social and historical context that poses alternative theories about her rural upbringing and role in the bard's professional life
The whole woman by Germaine Greer( Book )
67 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,996 libraries worldwide
Thirty years after The Female Eunuch galvanized the women's liberation movement, Germaine Greer launches a fiery sequel assessing the state of womanhood and proclaiming that the time has come to get angry again. Greer argues that women have come a long way in the past three decades, but that innumerable forms of insidious discrimination and exploitation persist in every area of lifefrom the care of the body to the care of the household, from the workplace to the marketplace. She startles us with her demonstration that the oft-repeated claim that "women can have it all" is merely a pacifying illusion - that things are getting worse, and that action is necessary now
Shakespeare by Germaine Greer( Book )
47 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,900 libraries worldwide
A clear introduction to Shakespeare's plays, this volume examines them in detail and shows how Shakespeare dramatized moral and intellectual issues in such a way that his audience became dazzlingly aware of an imaginative dimension to daily life.-publisher description
The Cambridge guide to women's writing in English by Lorna Sage( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
This guide celebrates the twentieth-century achievements of women writers across the English-speaking world as well as all the centuries before. This comprehensive work of reference on literary women writing in English with over 2500 entries written by academics, freelances and journalists, men and women, poets and novelists, young scholars and distinguished names.--[book cover]
Kissing the rod : an anthology of seventeenth-century women's verse by Germaine Greer( Book )
23 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Slip-shod sibyls : recognition, rejection and the woman poet by Germaine Greer( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
"The term 'slip-shod sibyls' is adapted from a gibe of Alexander Pope. It encapsulates the common contempt for the half-educated women who dared to expose themselves in the literary market-place, convinced that they were born poets." "In this collection Germaine Greer argues that the problem is not that women who wrote poetry in English before 1900 were ignored but that, when most women were unable to express themselves in written form at all, and only a tiny minority of them dared to write in metre, the female poet was given undue attention, flattered and exploited only to be rejected and humiliated in her own lifetime and forgotten by posterity." "She argues that as much as we yearn to have women's poetry seriously studied in schools and universities, what has come down to us is not worthy of inclusion in the canon, for all kinds of reasons. In many cases the texts are inauthentic and cannot be relied upon to represent women's work or women's sensibility. In virtually all cases the poetry is intensely derivative and cannot be evaluated by readers who are unfamiliar with the poets' models."--Jacket
The boy by Germaine Greer( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 410 libraries worldwide
"With over two hundred images drawn from the whole history of Western art, illustrating the vicissitudes of the beautiful male, as toy boy, virgin soldier, naked martyr or winged genius, angel or seducer, narcissist or worshipper, we are invited to appreciate boys in all their sensuality, spontaneity and vulnerability. In exploring the iconic ideal of the beautiful boy, whether a sculpture of Cupid or David, a painting by Caravaggio or Van Dyck, or a photograph by Nan Goldin or Sally Mann, Germaine Greer demolishes one of the last great Western taboos."--BOOK JACKET
Tacita Dean by Tacita Dean( Book )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Illustrated throughout, this title discusses the variety and mystery surrounding Tacita Dean's work - an internationally respected artist
The beautiful boy by Germaine Greer( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Whitefella jump up : the shortest way to nationhood by Germaine Greer( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Race relations are one of the most fraught issues in the world. Almost everywhere in the world where different races rub against each other there is racism and friction. The problem is most acute with displaced indigenous people. White Australia with the history of its terrible treatment of the Aborigines is an extreme case study. In this essay, Germaine Greer shows how it could, should and must be different. The problem is not the Aborigines but the ʻsettler societyʼ and what it has done to the country. She shows how Australians must embrace their aboriginality
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester by Germaine Greer( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Town bloody hall : a dialogue on women's liberation by Chris Hegedus( visu )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
" ... an SRO audience of local literati and feminists ... watch Norman Mailer, who had just written 'The prisoner of sex, ' grapple with a panel of passionate feminists"--Container
Lysistrata : the sex strike : after Aristophanes by Germaine Greer( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Ultimate Weapon: Oppenheimer And The Atomic Bomb ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
"J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Father of the A-bomb, creates the world's deadliest weapon of mass destruction--with the "power of 1,000 suns" it can annihilate tens of thousands in a moment. His scientific brilliance is the power behind the atom bombs used against the Japanese during WWII, but his conscience led him to question the invention that helped end the war. Watch as Oppenheimer paces anxiously in New Mexico while the crew on a B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, deploys the massive "Little Boy" bomb towards the Aioi Bridge in Hiroshima. The resulting massive loss of life leads Oppenheimer to rethink the way in which nuclear energy was to be used."--Http://media.aetv.com
101 poems by 101 women ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The change : women, aging and the menopause by Germaine Greer( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Blight, Rose, 1939-

Blight Rose 1939-....
Džermejn Grir
Germaine Greer
Germaine Greer australiensk författare
Germaine Greer Australisch schrijfster
Germaine Greer australische Intellektuelle, Autorin und Publizistin
Germaine Greer australsk skribent
Germaine Greer pisarka australijska, działaczka feministyczna
Germaine Greer scrittrice e giornalista australiana
Germaine Greerová
Greer, G. 1939-
Greer, G. (Germaine), 1939-
Greer, Germain 1939-
Greer, Germaine
Greer, Germaine 1939-...
Krīa, Čhœ̄mēn 1939-...
Žermēna Grīra
Ζερμέν Γκρηρ
Грир, Жермен
Джърмейн Гриър
Жермен Грир
Жермен Ґрір
Џермејн Грир
גריר, ז'רמין 1939-
ג'רמיין גריר
جرمن گریر نویسنده استرالیایی
جيرمين غرير
जेर्माइन ग्रीर्
जेर्मेन ग्रीर
জার্মেইন গ্রিয়ার
ਜਰਮੇਨ ਗਰੀਰ
ஜெர்மைன் கிரீர்
ജെമൈൻ ഗ്രിയർ
เกรียร์, เจอร์เมน 1939-...
그리어, 저메인
저메인 그리어
グリア, ジャーメイン
グリア, ジャーメン
ジャーメイン・グリア
吉曼·基爾
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Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
Hungarian (4)
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