Nancy Friday

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Nancy Colbert Friday (Pittsburgh, August 27, 1933) is an American author who has written on the topics of female sexuality and liberation.

“Nancy Friday’s successful fantasy revelations (My Secret Garden, Forbidden Flowers) have seen her placed among the feminist erotic pioneers.” Her writings argue that women have often been reared under an ideal of womanhood, which was outdated and ... more »

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  • "Letting go" ...implies generosity, a talent a good mother needs in abundance. Separation is not loss, it is not cutting yourself off from someone you love. It is giving freedom to the other person to...
    Nancy Friday (20th century), U.S. author. My Mother, My Self, ch. 3 (1977).
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