Available alongside five other Modern Classics first published by Flamingo in the 1970s: a beautiful new cover re-issue of the ground-breaking, bestselling feminist classic
A worldwide bestseller, translated into many languages, The Female Eunuch is a landmark in the history of the women’s movement.
Drawing liberally from history, literature and popular culture, past and present, Germaine Greer’s searing examination of women’s oppression is at once an important social commentary and a passionately argued masterpiece of polemic.
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‘A dazzling combination of erudition, eccentricity and eroticism’ Newsweek
‘The best feminist book so far… A book with personality, a book that knows the distinction between the self and the other, a book that combines the best of masculinity and femininity.’ New York Times
‘Germaine Greer in The Female Eunuch converted me to Women’s Lib, as much by her bawdy sense of humour as by the bite of her polemic.’ Kenneth Tynan, Observer
‘Intelligent, funny and beautifully written’ VogueAbout the Author:
Germaine Greer is a major cultural figure – a writer, a critic, a literary and media star, and a feminist. Born in 1939 in Melbourne, Australia, she gained a BA Honours from Melbourne University in 1959, an MA with first class honours from Sydney in 1963 and a PhD from Cambridge in 1968. She took a post as a lecturer in English at Warwick University in 1967, leaving in 1972 to devote more time to her writing. Her other books include The Obstacle Race, Sex and Destiny and most recently, The Whole Woman.
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Book Description Flamingo, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7161220