The Essential Feminist Reader (Modern Library Classics)

Together with: Susan B. Anthony Simone de Beauvoir W.E.B. Du Bois Hélène Cixous Betty Friedan Charlotte Perkins Gilman Emma Goldman Guerrilla women Ding Ling • Audre Lorde John Stuart Mill Christine de Pizan Adrienne wealthy Margaret Sanger Huda Shaarawi • Sojourner fact Mary Wollstonecraft Virginia Woolf

The crucial Feminist Reader is the 1st anthology to offer the whole scope of feminist background. Prizewinning historian Estelle B. Freedman brings many years of educating adventure and scholarship to her choices, which span greater than 5 centuries. relocating past ordinary texts via English and American thinkers, this assortment beneficial properties basic resource fabric from around the world, together with brief works of fiction and drama, political manifestos, and the paintings of much less famous writers.

Freedman’s cogent creation assesses the demanding situations dealing with feminism, whereas her obtainable, full of life observation contextualizes every bit. The crucial Feminist Reader is a necessary addition to feminist scholarship, and a useful source for an individual drawn to the background of ladies.

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