Fay Weldon CBE is an English author, essayist and playwright, whose work has been associated with feminism. In her fiction, Weldon typically portrays contemporary women who find themselves trapped in oppressive situations caused by the patriarchal structure of British society. Weldon was born in Birmingham, England to a literary family, with both her maternal grandfather, Edgar Jepson , and her mother Margaret writing novels . Weldon spent her early years in Auckland, New Zealand, where her father worked as a doctor. At the age of 14, after her parents' divorce, she returned to England with...
|Birthdate:||September 22, 1931|
|Education:||University of St Andrews, South Hampstead High School|
|Also known as:||Franklin Birkinshaw|