Les Guerilleres by Monique Wittig

Les Guerilleres by Monique Wittig. 1973 first Avon printing, 144 pages. Wittig was a French philosopher, activist, and author, and key figure in the French new feminist movement. According to the New York Times, "In France, Ms. Wittig drew praise from writers like Marguerite Duras, Nathalie Sarraute and Alain Robbe-Grillet. But in the United States she is probably best known among feminist scholars, according to Contemporary Authors, a reference book." Guerilleres was her second novel and "Sally Beauman in The Times Book Review called it ''perhaps the first epic celebration of women ever written.'''

Condition: VG

"The women frighten each other by hiding behind the trees. One or othre of them asks for grace."

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