The Vintage Book Of Historical Feminism

The Vintage Book Of Historical Feminism

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Here are the essential historical writings of feminism. Many of the works, long out of print or forgotten in what Miriam Schneir describes as a male-dominated literary tradition, are finally brought out of obscurity and into the light of contemporary analysis and criticism. Included are more than forty selections, covering 150 years of writing on women's struggle for freedom - from Mary Wollstonecraft and George Sand to Emma Goldman and Clara Zetkiln.... then, in 1782, complained that women were a€œexcluded from honors and from officesa€ and a€œdeprived of a voice in legislation.a€ Abigail Adams expressed respect for the English historian Catharine Macaulay, evidently taking special pleasure in the ... For example, an anonymous poem that appeared in a Philadelphia newspaper rejoiced: By Man, your tyrant lord, ... And that same year a pioneering essay by Harriet Taylor Mill, wife of John Stuart Mill, was published in an English journal.

Title:The Vintage Book Of Historical Feminism
Author:Miriam Schneir
Publisher:Random House - 2012-06-30


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