Germaine Greer’s investigations on the BBC’s Balderdash and Piffle see her paint “CUNT” in bright red letters on a white wall and ask, “Why is this the most offensive word in the English language?” She goes on to discuss its fraught etymology and speaks to members of the public about how they view the word — and why. Greer, writing in the late s, writes with a more liberated voice, franker, more garrulous, more wittily rebarbative than de Beauvoir's; and if it is less authoritative, less comprehensive, less.
Germaine Greer. The Female Eunuch. Summary. Source: The Female Eunuch, Germaine Greer, , Paladin, pp. ; Fair Use: all rights remain with the author. This book is a part of the second feminist wave. The old suffragettes, who served their prison term and lived on through the years of gradual admission of women into professions. Germaine Greer (/ ɡ r ɪər /; born 29 January ) is an Australian writer and public intellectual, regarded as one of the major voices of the radical feminist movement in the latter half of the 20th century.. Specializing in English and women's literature, she has held academic positions in England at the University of Warwick and Newnham College, Cambridge, and in the United .
At a campus party he had also met year-old Germaine Greer, who was doing a thesis on the romantic poet Lord Byron at Sydney University. Tall and .