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Writing a Woman's Life

by Carolyn G. Heilbrun

Writing a Woman's Life Synopsis

In this modern classic, Carolyn G. 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, Heilbrun illustrates the struggle these writers undertook in both work and life to break away from traditional male scripts for women's roles.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780704345294
Publication date: 1st February 1997
Author: Carolyn G. Heilbrun
Publisher: The Women's Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 144 pages
Categories: Literary studies: general, Writing skills,

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