Essential Feminist Reader
By (author) Estelle B. Freedman
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Essential Feminist Reader by Estelle B. Freedman
Book DescriptionIncluding: Susan B. Anthony Simone de Beauvoir W.E.B. Du Bois Helene Cixous Betty Friedan Charlotte Perkins Gilman Emma Goldman Guerrilla Girls Ding Ling Audre Lorde John Stuart Mill Christine de Pizan Adrienne Rich Margaret Sanger Huda Shaarawi Sojourner Truth Mary Wollstonecraft Virginia Woolf "The Essential Feminist Reader" is the first anthology to present the full scope of feminist history. Prizewinning historian Estelle B. Freedman brings decades of teaching experience and scholarship to her selections, which span more than five centuries. Moving beyond standard texts by English and American thinkers, this collection features primary source material from around the globe, including short works of fiction and drama, political manifestos, and the work of less well-known writers. Freedman s cogent Introduction assesses the challenges facing feminism, while her accessible, lively commentary contextualizes each piece. "The Essential Feminist Reader "is a vital addition to feminist scholarship, and an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the history of women."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812974607
(215mm x 132mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Estelle B. Freedman
Redefining Rape, Paperback (October 2015)
The uproar over legitimate rape during the 2012 U.S. elections confirms that rape remains a word in flux, subject to political power and social privilege. Redefining Rape describes the forces that have shaped the meaning of sexual violence in the U.S., through the experiences of accusers, assailants, and advocates for change."
Intimate Matters, Paperback (January 2013)
Gives us an understanding of how sexuality has dramatically influenced politics and culture throughout our history. Hailed by critics for its comprehensive approach and noted by the US Supreme Court in the Lawrence v Texas ruling, this book details the changes in sexuality and the ongoing growth of individual freedoms in the United States.
Maternal Justice, Paperback (September 1999)View all books by Estelle B. Freedman
Celebrated prison reformer Miriam Van Waters made history with her sensational battle to retain the superintendency of the Massachusetts Reformatory for Women in 1949. This biography of the early lesbian activist moves beyond the controversy to tell the story of a remarkable woman.
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