Category Archives: Feminist

Radical feminism

As transgender rights gain acceptance, radical-feminist views have been shunned. Illustration by Alex Williamson. “Radical feminism is a perspective within feminism that calls for a radical reordering of society in which male supremacy is eliminated in all social and economic … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Ursula K. Le Guin

“Politics has been obsessing a lot of people lately, and Ursula K. Le Guin is far from immune to bouts of political anger. In an e-mail to me last winter, she wrote that she felt “eaten up” with frustration at … Continue reading

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Lucinda Childs

“Lucinda Childs (born June 26, 1940) is an American postmodern dancer / choreographer and actress. Her compositions are known for their minimalistic movements yet complex transitions. Childs is most famous for being able to turn the slightest movements into an … Continue reading

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Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys (1966)

“Wide Sargasso Sea is a 1966 novel by Dominica-born British author Jean Rhys. The author lived in obscurity after her previous work, Good Morning, Midnight, was published in 1939. She had published other novels between these works, but Wide Sargasso … Continue reading

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Hundred Flowers

“Hundred Flowers was an underground newspaper published in Minneapolis, Minnesota from April 17, 1970 to April 4, 1972. It was produced by a communal collective, with the main instigator being antiwar activist and former Smith College drama instructor Ed Felien. … Continue reading

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Women and Power – Gloria Steinem

“… If Harry Truman had pursued this advantage (he didn’t; even Gore Vidal doesn’t go that far), he certainly would have known that it wasn’t his beautiful soul and/or body that attracted her. Men wise in the ways of power … Continue reading

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The Golden Notebook – Doris Lessing (1962)

“The Golden Notebook is a 1962 novel by Doris Lessing. It, like the two books that followed it, enters the realm of what Margaret Drabble in The Oxford Companion to English Literature called Lessing’s ‘inner space fiction’; her work that … Continue reading

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