Books: The Force Is With Her

Germaine Greer, fiery author of The Female Eunuch, goes in search of the whole woman

Germaine Greer is in love. Or in lust. Or just plain involved. She's being coy about the details, but she is behaving amazingly girlishly. She goes a bit gooey when she talks about the nameless "him" for whom, she confesses, she is making a compilation tape so he can think of her while she is away in America. And like regular women everywhere--women who aren't, say, feminist icons who have written life-changing books like The Female Eunuch--she confesses, "I'm waiting for the phone to ring." It's not that Greer advocates such behavior--"I think it's ridiculous that I won't ring a man....

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