Writing a Woman's Life Author:Carolyn G. Heilbrun Drawing on the experience of celebrated women, from George Sand and Virginia Woolf to Dorothy Sayers and Adrienne Rich, Heilbrun examines the struggle these writers undertook when their drives made it impossible for them to follow the traditional "male" script for a woman's life. Refreshing and insightful, this is an homage to brav... more »e women past and present, and an invitation to all women to write their own scripts, whatever they may be.« less
Feminist look at biography for women. Heilbrun has much to say about the living of women's lives and the ways in which society values and evaluates women and their changing roles. A thoughtful and insightful book that leads to thoughts of one's own life.