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A feminist reader : feminist thought from Sappho to Satrapi

Author: Sharon M Harris; Linda K Hughes
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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"Modern feminism has deep roots. Over the past 2500 years, female writers and thinkers across the world have expressed their feelings about gender roles, their frustrations and successes, their struggles for equality. This four-volume anthology brings together the richest collection of feminist texts available with over 120 entries, most of them complete essays or chapters, arranged chronologically. Readers can  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon M Harris; Linda K Hughes
ISBN: 9780521513814 0521513812 9781107019232 1107019230 9781107019249 1107019249 9781107019256 1107019257 9781107034631 1107034639
OCLC Number: 811319164
Notes: Includes brief biographical notes on authors.
Description: 4 volumes ([1885] pages) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. Antiquity to 1800. Introduction / Sharon M. Harris and Linda K. Hughes --
Hymn to Aphrodite (c. 600 BC) / Sappho --
From The book of the city of ladies (1405) / Christine de Pisan --
From The worth of women (1600) / Moderata Fonte --
Eve's apology (1611) / Aemilia Lanyer --
The equality of men and women (1641) / Marie de Jars de Gournay --
The Prologue ; The Author to her book ; In Honour of--
Queen Elizabeth (1650-1678) / Anne Bradstreet --
From paternal tyranny (1654) / Arcangela Tarabotti --
Women's speaking justified (1667) / Margaret Askew Fell Fox --
A philosophical satire (1691) / Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz --
Petition of Mary Easty (1692) / Mary Easty --
From A serious proposal to the ladies for the advancement of their true and greatest interest (1697), and from Reflections upon marriage (1703) / Mary Astell --
Epistle from Mrs. Yonge to her husband (1724) / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu --
From New reflections on the fair sex (1729) / Anne Thérèse de Marguenat de Courcelles, Marquise de Lambert --
We the widows (1733) / New York widows --
From Woman not inferior to man (1739) / Sophia, a Person of Quality --
An essay on woman (1751) / Mary Leapor --
Letter to the Countess of Bute (1753) / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu --
From The history of Lady Sophia Sternheim (1776) / Sophie von La Roche --
Letters to John Adams and Mercy Otis Warren (1776) / Abigail Smith Adams --
From The sentiments of an American woman (1780) / Esther Deberdt Reed --
Petition of an African slave (1782) / Belinda --
From Letters on education (1790) / Catharine Macaulay --
On the equality of the sexes (1790) / Judith Sargent Murray --
From On the admission of women to the rights of citizenship (1790) / Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet --
From Declaration of the rights of woman and the female citizen (1791) / Olympe de Gouges --
From A vindication of the rights of woman : with strictures on political and moral subjects (1792) / Mary Wollstonecraft --
From Letters for literary ladies (1795) / Maria Edgeworth. v. 2. 1801-1900. From Course of popular lectures (1829) / Frances Wright D'Arusmont --
From Letters on the equality of the sexes and the condition of woman (1838) / Sarah Moore Grimké --
From A plain letter to the Lord Chancellor on the infant custody bill (1839) / Caroline Norton --
Why I mention women from The Workers' Union (1843) / Flora Tristan --
From Letter to Mary Russell Mitford (1845) / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
From Woman in the nineteenth century (1845) / Margaret Fuller --
Declaration of sentiments (1848) / Seneca Falls Convention --
Address (1848) / Elizabeth Cady Stanton --
Aren't I a woman (1851) / Sojourner Truth --
Marriage of Lucy Stone under protest (1855) / Lucy Stone --
From Aurora Leigh (1856) / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
An appeal to the females of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (1857) / Mary Still --
From Wonderful adventures of Mrs. Seacole in many lands (1857) / Mary Seacole --
Cassandra (1860) / Florence Nightingale --
From A woman's philosophy of woman; or, Woman affranchised (1864) / Jenny D Hericourt --
We are all bound up together (1866) / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper --
Petition presented to the House of Commons by Mr. J. Stuart Mill, June 7th, 1866 (1867) / Helen Taylor --
From The education and employment of women (1868) / Josephine E. Butler --
From The subjection of women (1869) / John Stuart Mill --
Manifesto (1870), and A new political party and a new party platform (1871) / Victoria Claflin Woodhull --
Some account of a proposed new college for women (1872) / Emily Davies --
The United States vs. Susan B. Anthony (1873) / Susan B. Anthony --
What do we want? (1873), and Equality of rights (1890) / Francisca Senhorinha da Matta Diniz --
From The sexes throughout nature (1875) / Antoinette Brown Blackwell --
The practice of medicine by women (1875) / Sophia Jex-Blake --
Wife-torture in England (1878) / Frances Power Cobbe --
Coloured women of America (1878) / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper --
Protection for the working woman (1878) / Augusta Webster --
The capacity of women (1887) / Edith Simcox --
Women and club life (1888) / Amy Levy --
Marriage (1888) / Mona Caird --
Woman versus the Indian (1892) / Anna Julia Cooper --
From Dreams (1891) / Olive Schreiner --
A dream of dreams (1891), and From our emancipated aunt in town (1895) / Dollie Radford --
The new aspect of the woman question (1894) / Sarah Grand --
Crowning constitutional argument (1873), and A colony for new women (1895) / Mary Edwards Walker --
A marriage charm (1896) / Nora Hopper --
Parentage (1896) / Alice Meynell --
From Women and economics (1898) / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
From The woman's Bible (1898) / Elizabeth Cady Stanton, with others --
From The liberation of women (1899), and The new woman (1900) / Qasim Amin --
Daughters in boxes (1883) / Kishida Toshiko. v. 3. 1901-1980. Higher education of colored women in white schools and colleges (1902) / Pauline E. Hopkins --
The case for the immediate enfranchisement of the women of the United Kingdom (1906) / Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy --
From Newer ideals of peace (1907) / Jane Addams --
The economic parasitism of women (1908) / Vernon Lee --
Education of Indian women (1906) / Sarojini Naidu --
Militant methods (1910) ; Attrocities in an English prison (1910) / Christabel Pankhurst --
The traffic in women (1911) / Emma Goldman --
From Women and labor (1911) / Olive Schreiner --
A world review of woman suffrage (1913) / Carrie Chapman Catt --
Why we are militant (1913) / Emmeline Pankhurst --
Feminist manifesto (1914) / Mina Loy --
Stand by the woman worker (1915) / Sylvia Pankhurst --
Indian women and the franchise : two speeches (1918) / Sarojini Naidu --
From Woman and the new race (1920) / Margaret Sanger --
From A room of one's own (1929) / Virginia Woolf --
From my fight for birth control (1931) / Margaret Sanger --
The woman at home (1936) / Vere Arnot --
Pan-Arab feminism (1944) / Huda Shaarawi --
From The second sex (1953) / Simone de Beauvoir --
From Lady into woman (1953) / Vera Brittain --
Women's Charter (1954) / Federation of South African Women --
From The feminine mystique (1963) / Betty Friedan --
From Sexual politics (1970) / Kate Millett --
From The female eunuch (1970) / Germaine Greer --
When we dead awaken : writing as re-vision (1972) / Adrienne Rich --
From Towards equality : report of The Committee on the status of women in India (1974) / Phulrenu Guha --
From Of woman born : motherhood as experience and institution (1976) / Adrienne Rich --
The laugh of the Medusa (1976) / Hélène Cixous --
From The hidden face of Eve : women in the Arab world (1977) / Nawal el Saadawi --
From The resisting reader : a feminist approach to American fiction (1978) / Judith Fetterley --
From This sex which is not one (1977) / Luce Irigaray --
From Toward a black feminist criticism (1977) / Barabara Smith --
From Gyn/ecology : the metaethics of radical feminism (1978) / Mary Daly --
From The reproduction of mothering : psychoanalysis and the sociology of gender (1978) / Nancy Chodorow --
Women's time (1979) / Julia Kristeva --
Compulsory heterosexuality and lesbian existence (1980) / Adrienne Rich --
A statement on genital mutilation (1980) / Association of African Women for Research and Development --
From The woman's problem (1980) / Domitila Barrios de la Chungara --
From Sister outsider (1980) / Audre Lorde --
From Women's oppression today : problems in Marxist feminist analysis (1980) / Michele Barrett. v. 4. 1981-2003. From Women, race, and class (1981) / Angela Y. Davis --
From In a different voice (1982) / Carol Gilligan --
From All the women are white, all the blacks are men, but some of us are brave (1982) / (Akasha) Gloria T. Hull and Barbara Smith --
Feminism and science (1982) / Evelyn Fox Keller --
White woman listen! Black feminism and the boundaries of sisterhood (1982) / Hazel V. Carby --
La Güerra (1983) / Cherríe Moraga --
Challenging imperial feminism (1984) / Valerie Amos and Pratibha Parmar --
From Conditions of a narrative : Cassandra (1983) / Christa Wolf --
From Alice doesn't : feminism, semiotics, cinema (1984) / Teresa de Lauretis --
Under western eyes : feminist scholarship and colonial discourses (1984) / Chandra Talpade Mohanty --
From Sexual/textual politics (1985) / Toril Moi --
To live in the borderlands means you (1987) / Gloria Anzaldúa --
Indian women : myth and reality (1989) / Ashapurna Devi --
From Gender trouble (1990) / Judith Butler --
Sexual practice and changing lesbian identities (1992) / Biddy Martin --
From Feminism and the challenge of racism : deviance or difference? (1992) / Razia Aziz --
From The creation of feminist consciousness : from the Middle Ages to eighteen-seventy (1993) / Gerda Lerner --
Civil rights versus sovereignty : native American women in life and land struggles (1997) / Marie Anna Jaimes Guerrero --
From Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium. FemaleMan©_Meets_OcoMouseTM : feminism and technoscience (1997) / Donna J. Haraway --
From Australian feminism : a companion (1998) / Chilla Bulbeck --
From Manifesta : young women, feminism and the future (2000) / Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards --
From No turning back : the history of feminism and the future of women (2002) / Estelle B. Freedman --
From Persepolis (2003) / Marjane Satrapi.
Responsibility: edited by Sharon M. Harris and Linda K. Hughes.

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