Melissa Benn: New Feminism?
5 February 1998
Show More Different for Girls: How Culture Creates Women by Joan Smith.
Chatto, 176 pp., £10.99, September 1997, 9780701165123Show More
The New Feminism by Natasha Walter.
Little, Brown, 278 pp., £17.50, January 1998, 0 316 88234 8Show More
A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham.
Penguin, 752 pp., £20, June 1997, 0 670 87420 5Show More
“... trying to achieve mainstream appeal. Catchy booktitles, styled photographs, radio and television appearances have done their bit and an array of cultural critics and journalists – Suzanne Moore, Linda Grant, Joan Smith, Beatrix Campbell, Susie Orbach, even Julie Burchill – have established a niche in newspaper and broadcast journalism. Others, like Lynne Segal and Lisa Jardine, have ...”