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 total scope of feminist heritage. Prizewinning historian Estelle B. Freedman brings a long time of educating adventure and scholarship to her decisions, which span greater than 5 centuries. relocating past commonplace texts by way of English and American thinkers, this assortment positive aspects basic resource fabric from all over 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 remark contextualizes every piece. The crucial Feminist Reader is a necessary addition to feminist scholarship, and a useful source for an individual attracted to the background of girls.

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