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Writing a woman's life

Author: Carolyn G Heilbrun
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Norton paperbackView all editions and formats
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"...Heilbrun builds an eloquent argument demonstrating that writers conform all too often to society's expectations of what women should be like at the expense of the truth of the female experience. Drawing on the careers of celebrated authors including Virginia Woolf, George Sand and Dorothy Sayers, she illustrates the struggle these writers undertook in both work and life to break away from traditional 'male'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heilbrun, Carolyn G., 1926-2003.
Writing a woman's life.
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2008
(OCoLC)760426845
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn G Heilbrun
ISBN: 9780393331646 0393331644
OCLC Number: 181139836
Notes: Originally published: New York : Norton, 1988.
Description: 144 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Carolyn G. Heilbrun ; foreword by Katha Pollitt.

Abstract:

"...Heilbrun builds an eloquent argument demonstrating that writers conform all too often to society's expectations of what women should be like at the expense of the truth of the female experience. Drawing on the careers of celebrated authors including Virginia Woolf, George Sand and Dorothy Sayers, she illustrates the struggle these writers undertook in both work and life to break away from traditional 'male' scripts for women's roles"--Back cover.

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