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Notes on Womanhood

Barnett, Sarah Jane

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Author: Barnett, Sarah Jane
Publication date: 30/06/2022
Imprint: Otago University Press
Pages: 180
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781990048364

After Sarah Jane Barnett had a hysterectomy in her forties, a comment by her doctor that she wouldn't be \"less of a woman\" prompted her to investigate what the concept of womanhood meant to her. Part memoir, part feminist manifesto, part coming-of-middle-age story, Notes on Womanhood is the result. Here, Barnett examines the devastation she inflicted on herself as a young woman, the invisibility she feels as her youth fades, the power of female friendship, the stories women learn about midlife and menopause, and how being the daughter of a transgender woman changed her ideas of womanhood.

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Dimensions 210 × 148 mm

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