Australian Left Review

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French Lessons


Nicci Gerard


Marilyn French's The Women's Room was a landmark in the feminist movement. It told of the lives of a generation of modem women, and in doing so literally changed the lives of many of the women who read it. Since then, Marilyn French has written The Bleeding Heart, Beyond Power and, most recently, Her Mother's Daughter, published on the tenth anniversary of The Women's Room. Nicci Gerrard talked to her about her books and beliefs.