Standard Name: French, Marilyn
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Her cultural and political self-education dated from this time. She said the first book she enjoyed, the one that turned me into an avid reader, was The Women's Room by Marilyn French . She devoured...
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The Imam rules and tyrannizes over an imaginary island. The rebellious heroine, Bint Allah (which means daughter of God), appears to have been illegitimately fathered by the Imam, and while it seems appropriate to...
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By April 1978
Marilyn French 's important feministnovelThe Women's Room (a bestseller in the USA in 1977) appeared in an English edition.
1-27 May 2000
The magazine Mslexia conducted a four-week statistical survey of nineteen major British newspapers and weeklies, and found that 70 per cent of reviewers where male and 72 per cent of books reviewed were written by...
For one year and one week during this period a tally of book reviews in the New York Times Book Review reported nearly twice as many male as female reviewers and more than twice as...