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 provide the whole scope of feminist heritage. Prizewinning historian Estelle B. Freedman brings many years of educating event and scholarship to her decisions, which span greater than 5 centuries. relocating past commonplace texts through English and American thinkers, this assortment beneficial properties fundamental resource fabric from world wide, together with brief works of fiction and drama, political manifestos, and the paintings of much less famous writers.

Freedman’s cogent advent assesses the demanding situations dealing with feminism, whereas her available, vigorous observation contextualizes every bit. The crucial Feminist Reader is a necessary addition to feminist scholarship, and a useful source for a person attracted to the historical past of girls.

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