RIP Marilyn French

Feminist author Marilyn French, whose works include the iconic novel The Women's Room and the four-volume From Eve to Dawn: A History of Women, has died at age 79.

To be honest, I don't know much about French at all. I've never read any of her work that I recall, so I can't give her much of a eulogy or make a case for or against her.

The only thing I really know about her/her work is that one of the characters in The Women's Room says "All men are rapists," and that has been attributed to French by MRA-types, as if she said it rather than her character, and in turn has been used to suggest it's the opinion of all feminists, for almost as long as I've been alive.

Because they are idiots.

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