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This comprehensive collection of fiction, poetry, and reportage by revolutionary women of the 1930s lays to rest the charge that feminism disappeared after 1920. Among the thirty-six writers are Muriel Rukeyser, Margaret Walker, Josephine Herbst, Tillie Olsen, Tess Slesinger, Agnes Smedley, and Meridel Le Sueur. Other voices may be new to readers, including many working-class Black and white women. Topics covered range from sexuality and family relationships, to race, class, and patriarchy, to party politics. Toni Morrison writes that the anthology is "peopled with questioning, caring, socially committed women writers."
Author: Charlotte Nekola
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.90h x 5.90w x 1.10d
About the Author
Charlotte Nekola is the author of Dream House and Della Who.
Paula Rabinowitz researches and teaches in the areas of American materialist feminist cultural studies. Her books include Labor and Desire and American Pulp.
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