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Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women
In Elizabeth Wurtzel's follow up to "Prozac Nation", the coked-up author blazes through a history of sexism and sexuality in the West, and examines 20th century attitudes towards "difficult women" who refuse to play by the rules and become feminist icons while often ending up alone, suicidal, or confined to prison or mental wards, too insatiable to accept "no" for an answer. ...
More, Now Again
Elizabeth Wurtzel is a woman in her late twenties to thirties. She is a succesful writer having just finished her first noevl 'Prozac Nation'. Struggeling with depression as a young child, she has had a life full of up's and downs. This book is about her life during the time of her writing her second novel and all the struggle she faces during this period. She has been proscribed 'Ritlin' by her Doctor as a way to help her cope with her depression and co...
Elizabeth Wurtzel details her struggle with depression starting from early adolesence and continuing throughout college and beyond. She speaks of a great force outside of herself, a "black wave," that takes over her being and immobilizes her during a time when we as a society were first beginning to understand depression as a mental illness. In attempts to get her emotions under control, Wurtzel describes her journey through therapy, self-medication wi...
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