The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the by Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar

By Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar

This pathbreaking publication of feminist feedback is now reissued with a considerable new advent through Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar that finds the origins in their innovative recognition within the Seventies that "the own was once the political, the sexual used to be the textual."

"The vintage argument for a women's literary tradition."—Scott Heller, Chronicle of upper Education

"The authors strength us to take a brand new examine the grandes dames of English literature, and the result's that they are going to by no means appear relatively an identical again."—Le Anne Schreiber, New York occasions e-book Review

"Imperative reading."—Carolyn G. Heilbrun, Washington submit publication World

"A masterpiece."—Carolyn See, Los Angeles occasions booklet Review

"The Madwoman within the Attic, the lady author and the Nineteenth-Century, initially released in 1979, has lengthy for the reason that develop into a vintage, some of the most vital works of literary feedback of the twentieth century. This new version comprises an advent titled "The Madwoman within the Academy" that's, with no trouble, a satisfaction to learn, warmly witty, provocative, informative and illuminating."—Joyce Carol Oates, Princeton University

"A groundbreaking learn of girls writers. . . . The booklet introduced the worries of feminism to the examine of girl writers and awarded the case for the life of a pretty female imagination."—Martin Arnold, The ny Times

"The authors are outstanding lecturers yet they put on their erudition frivolously. It continues to be primary analyzing when you are looking to comprehend higher the grandes dames of English literature, and remains to be essentially the most strong items of writing from a feminist viewpoint. Argumentative, polemical, witty and thought-provoking, this can be a ebook on the way to make the reader go back to the unique texts." —Yorkshire Post (Leeds)

"A feminist vintage and nonetheless the most effective books at the girl Victorian Writers."—Judith Shulevitz, New York occasions publication Review

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The 100 Most Influential Women of All Time (The Britannica by Britannica Educational Publishing

By Britannica Educational Publishing

It's been acknowledged that once it involves luck, it isn't what you recognize, yet who you recognize.

The a hundred so much Influential girls of All Time is one name during this eight ebook sequence, during which readers get the easiest of either worlds. Concise yet information-packed biographies element the lives and life's paintings of countless numbers of prime contributors from an collection of disciplines.

Readers gets to grasp the main minds inside technological know-how, paintings, writing, tune, invention, politics and philosophy. every one helpful compendium bargains a complete index, complementary visuals, and behind-the-scenes info that exhibit the very human nature in the back of world-changing personalities.

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This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of by Gloria Anzaldúa, Cherríe Moraga

By Gloria Anzaldúa, Cherríe Moraga

This Bridge referred to as My again has served as a rallying demand ladies of colour for a new release, and this new version retains that decision alive at a time while divisions turn out much more obdurate and hazardous. the recent version is additional delivered to lifestyles with the incorporation of visible artwork via seventeen famous girls of colour artists.

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Transnational Feminism in Film and Media by Katarzyna Marciniak, Anikó Imre, Áine O’Healy (eds.)

By Katarzyna Marciniak, Anikó Imre, Áine O’Healy (eds.)

This choice of interdisciplinary essays examines present cinematic and media landscapes from the viewpoint of transnational feminist practices and methodologies. concentrating on movie, media paintings, and video essays, the members chart leading edge recommendations for exploring modern visible cultures.

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Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers by Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English

By Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English

As we watch one other agonizing try and shift the way forward for health and wellbeing care within the usa, we're reminded of the toughness of this situation, and the way firmly entrenched we're in a procedure that doesn't work.

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, first released by means of The Feminist Press in 1973, is a necessary booklet concerning the corruption of the scientific institution and its ancient roots in witch hunters. during this re-creation, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English have written a wholly new bankruptcy that delves into the present fascination with and controversies approximately witches, exposing our fears and fantasies. They construct on their vintage exposé at the demonization of ladies healers and the political and financial monopolization of drugs. This speedy historical past brings us updated, exploring today's altering attitudes towards childbirth, substitute drugs, and modern day witches.

Barbara Ehrenreich is writer of the recent York occasions bestsellers Nickel and Dimed and Bait and turn, and, so much lately, This Land is Their Land.

Deirdre English, the previous editor of mom Jones, is a professor within the Graduate college of Journalism on the collage of California, Berkeley.

First ebook: 1973
Second version booklet: 2010
E-publication 2010
EPUB ISBN: 9781558616905

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The War Against Boys: How Misguided Policies Are Harming Our by Christina Hoff Sommers

By Christina Hoff Sommers

An up to date and revised version of the arguable classic—now extra correct than ever—argues that boys are those languishing socially and academically, leading to astonishing social and fiscal costs.

Girls and girls have been as soon as second-class electorate within the nation's faculties. americans answered w ith concerted efforts to offer women and girls the eye and suggestions that used to be lengthy late. Now, after significant waves of feminism and many years of coverage reform, ladies have made substantial strides in schooling. this present day they outperform males in approximately each degree of social, educational, and vocational well-being.

Christina Hoff Sommers contends that it's time to take a troublesome examine present-day realities and realize that boys need assistance. known as "provocative and arguable . . . impassioned and articulate" (The Christian technology Monitor), this version of The conflict opposed to Boys bargains a brand new preface and 6 considerably revised chapters, plus updates at the present prestige of boys in the course of the book.

Sommers argues that the matter of male underachievement is chronic and aggravating. one of the new themes Sommers tackles: how the struggle opposed to boys is harming our financial destiny, and the way boy-averse tendencies reminiscent of the decline of recess and zero-tolerance disciplinary regulations have became our faculties into antagonistic environments for boys. As our colleges turn into extra feelings-centered, risk-averse, competition-free, and sedentary, they circulation more and more from the attribute wishes of boys. She deals sensible, achieveable recommendations to those difficulties that come with boy-friendly pedagogy, personality and vocational schooling, and the alternative of single-sex classrooms.

The battle opposed to Boys is an incisive, rigorous, and heartfelt argument in desire of spotting and confronting a brand new truth: boys are languishing in schooling and the cost of persevered forget is economically and socially prohibitive.

About the author
Christina Hoff Sommers is a resident student on the American company institute in Washington, D.C. She has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Brandeis college and was once previously a professor of philosophy at Clark college. Sommers has written for varied courses and is the writer of Who Stole Feminism? How ladies Have Betrayed girls. She is married with sons and lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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The Adventures of Alyx by Joanna Russ

By Joanna Russ

The Adventures of Alyx is a 1976 number of feminist technological know-how fiction tales through Joanna Russ.

It consists of 5 stories:
"Bluestocking" (1967, as "The Adventuress" in Orbit 2) starts off within the myth urban of Ourdh. Alyx is employed through a tender noblewoman to aid the latter break out from an prepared marriage.
"I idea She used to be Afeard until eventually She Stroked My Beard" (1967, as "I Gave Her Sack and Sherry" in Orbit 2) describes Alyx's break out from an abusive marriage to develop into a pirate.
"The Barbarian" (1968 in Orbit three) happens back in Ourdh. Alyx, the titular barbarian, is hired through a sorcerer with little regard for human life.
"Picnic on Paradise" (1968) offers Alyx as an agent of the Trans-Temporal Authority. Having been unintentionally rescued from drowning within the bay of Tyre via a "time-scoop," she is hired to steer a bunch of ill-prepared tourists around the treacherous panorama of an alien world.
"The moment Inquisition" (1970 in Orbit 6) happens in 1925. In it, a tender lady befriends a wierd customer, who's finally printed to be a time-traveling granddaughter of Alyx. The Trans-Temporal Authority of "Picnic on Paradise" is explicitly mentioned.

These tales show components of technology fiction cloaked in fable in a similar fashion to paintings via Mary light, who has mentioned them as an influence.

The eponymous heroine, Alyx, is (intentionally) defined with varied attributes around the assorted tales, even though she continues to be kind of consistent inasmuch as she is depicted as a pragmatic man or woman, now not the cliched myth girl regular throughout a lot of the genre.

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The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer

By Germaine Greer

The book of Germaine Greer's the feminine Eunuch in 1970 was once a landmark occasion, elevating eyebrows and ire whereas making a surprise wave of popularity in girls world wide with its steadfast statement that sexual liberation is the foremost to women's liberation. this present day, Greer's searing exam of the oppression of girls in modern society is either a tremendous old list of the place we've been and an incredibly suitable treatise on what nonetheless continues to be achieved.

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Kiss My Tiara: How to Rule the World as a SmartMouth Goddess by Susan Jane Gilman

By Susan Jane Gilman

Irreverent, provocative, hip - this consultant to strength and perspective bargains ladies an clever replacement to the unfavourable messages we pay attention on a daily basis from magazines, television and kin. Gilman serves up suggestion on every little thing from intercourse to politics.

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