The Social Sex: A History of Female Friendship

The Social Sex: A History of Female Friendship

by Marilyn Yalom Author and Theresa Donovan Brown Author

This history of friendship between women chronicles the shifting social landscape in western society, from the Bible and Ancient Rome through the Enlightenment through the women's lib movement up to today's pop culture representations of female friendship. Learn about pivotal historical moments, like the literary salon as the original book club, the emergence of female professions and the working girl, the phenomenon of gossip, the advent of women’s sports, and more.

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