Susan Faludi | Critical Review by Margaret Anne Doody

This literature criticism consists of approximately 17 pages of analysis & critique of Susan Faludi.
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Critical Review by Margaret Anne Doody

SOURCE: “Women Beware Men,” in London Review of Books, July 23, 1992, pp. 3-8.

In the following excerpted review essay, Doody offers a positive assessment of Backlash and further confirms Faludi's assertions about the insidious cultural and economic assault on women's liberation.

The appearance of these two books [Faludi's Backlash and Marilyn French's The War Against Women] marks a new epoch in our social history. Although first published in the United States, both books deal with England and other countries. Susan Faludi extensively revised her 1991 American edition for the 1992 British edition. This version, with a Preface by Joan Smith, includes information regarding the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. Marilyn French deals with Southern and Eastern countries, including the ‘Third World’—a term which she thinks passé and dishonest. Both books...

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