Jill Tweedie


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Jill Sheila Tweedie (22 May 1936 – 12 November 1993) was an influential British feminist, writer and broadcaster. She was educated at the independent Croydon High School in Croydon, South London. She is mainly remembered for her column in The Guardian on feminist issues (1969-1988), 'Letters from a faint-hearted feminist' and for her autobiography Eating Children (1993). She succeeded Mary Stott ... more »

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  • It is easy and dismally enervating to think of opposition as merely perverse or actually evil—far more invigorating to see it as essential for honing the mind, and as a positive good in itself. F...
    Jill Tweedie (b. 1936), British author, journalist. Independent (London, May 1989).
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