Female Rage by Mary Valentis
Unlocking Its Secrets, Claiming Its Power

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Examines the very real causes of women's rage over gender and cultural bias, explaining why such a reaction is not only real but also justified and how the acknowledgement of that rage leads to empowerment. 50,000 first printing. Tour.
 

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Published October 11, 1994 by Clarkson Potter. 262 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Nonetheless, female rage is real (best illustrated, the authors say, by the Lorena Bobbitt case and many women's support of her actions) and is now ``loose in the land.'' Their favorite symbol--the ``gatekeeper of the secret realm of female rage''--is Medusa, a once-beautiful maiden who was viola...

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Valentis and Devane start from a basic premise: Women's rage is not necessarily destructive-it can also serve as a catalyst for change, such as for equality between the sexes. Literature professors at

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Here comes the punch line: "Amy fixed on Mary Jo's face the features of rage that she knew should be there."

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Valentis and Devane start from a basic premise: Women's rage is not necessarily destructive-it can also serve as a catalyst for change, such as for equality between the sexes.

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