And the Bridge Is Love (Jewish Women Writers) by Faye Moskowitz

By Faye Moskowitz

"A booklet that may make you rise up and cheer."—The Detroit News

"Bridges the distance among humor and depression, prior and current, Jew and gentile, to bare its author's basic humanity, deeply rooted in her unwavering love of relations. . . . Touching and compelling."—The Washington Post

"A sleek woman's historic voice, jam-packed with the juicy style of life—knowing, loving, feeling, and clever."—Lore Segal

The Feminist Press brings again into print a literary gem.

Faye Moskowitz is writer of A Leak within the center: own Essays and existence Stories and Whoever reveals This: i like You, a suite of reports. She teaches writing at George Washington University.

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It is rather the effort to recognize and examine the differences among women—which founds the constructions of coalitions, networks, and alliances for shared goals—that can join women and reinforce feminism as a global and local movement (Harris 1990, p. 615; Davis and Martínez 1994). Challenging the assumption that variety and diversity are incompatible with unity (Nicholson 1992; Fraser 1995), and taking into account the different voices of feminism, I question here the idea of feminism as a singular and unified theory.

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