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Writing a Woman's Life by Carolyn G. Heilbrun


Writing a Woman's Life by Carolyn G. Heilbrun

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.

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Publication date

1st February 1997


Carolyn G. Heilbrun

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The Women's Press Ltd


144 pages


Literary studies: general
Writing skills



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