Greer, Germaine

Greer, Germaine
   b. 1939, Melbourne (Australia)
   Writer and lecturer
   An Australian feminist critic, writer and broadcaster, Germaine Greer has pursued her academic career at various institutions, including Warwick University as lecturer in English (1967– 72). Her first publication, The Female Eunuch (1970), was an integral text of second-wave feminism. It enun-ciated Greer’s polemical arguments about the patriarchal conditioning and control of Western women’s lives, roles and representations alongside a rousing advocation of liberated female sexuality. Her numerous other works include Sex and Destiny (1984) and The Change: Women, Ageing and The Menopause (1991). She continues her studies of women’s sexual existence, while her critical explorations of triumphant and constrained female creativity among women painters in The Obstacle Race (1979) and poets in Slipshod Sibyls (1995) attest to her erudite and discerning outspokenness on literary and feminist issues.
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