The Education of a Woman: The Life of Gloria Steinem

The Education of a Woman: The Life of Gloria Steinem

by Carolyn G. Heilbrun

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The Education of a Woman: The Life of Gloria Steinem by Carolyn G. Heilbrun

From one of America's most respected critics comes an acclaimed biography of the controversial feminist. Here, Heilbrun illuminates the life and explores the many facets of Steinem's complex life, from her difficult childhood to the awakening that changed her into the most famous feminist in the world. Intimate and insightful, here is a biography that is as provocative as the woman who inspired it. Photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345406217
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/1996
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Carolyn G. Heilbrun is the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities Emeriti at Columbia University. In addition to her many works of criticism, which include the bestselling Writing a Woman’s Life and Hamlet’s Mother and Other Women, she is also the author of the acclaimed Kate Fansler series of mysteries under the name of Amanda Cross.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
A Note on Documentationxv
Introductionxvii
Family1
Safety41
India: The Transforming Interlude67
New York84
1968132
Awakening161
Ms.189
Dissonance at Close Quarters232
Trashing276
Houston310
Any Port in a Storm325
Getting to Fifty339
Imperatives for Change370
Epilogue402
Appendix416
Bibliography424
Picture Credits431
Index433
About the Author451

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