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1 ATHERTON, GERTRUDE. Can Women Be Men?
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1938. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
The theme of this book has for half a century engaged Mrs. Atherton's versatile pen and her ready wit on the lecture platform. Female dominance in ancient times, the place of woman in the modern world, the phenomenon of superwomen, etc., are topics which she has illumined from a wide variety of angles. A feminist in the broadest sense, Mrs. Atherton was both a champion and challenger of her sex. The writing is provocative, and barbed with the author's distinctive wit. 
Price: 56.53 USD
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2 DALY, MARY. Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist Philosophy.
Beacon Press, Boston: 1984. 0807015040 / 9780807015049 First Edition (unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 
Renowned feminist philosopher and theologian Mary Daly continues the journey of discovery and creation of a world other than patriarchy that was begun in her groundbreaking work Gyn/Ecology. Entering New Realms of Spheres, Daly focuses on and spirals off from the traditional Deadly Sin of lust. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.70 USD
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3 DOLAN, JILL. The Feminist Spectator As Critic.
U.M.I. Reseach Press, Ann Arbor: 1988. 0835720365 / 9780835720366 s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Underlining and notes on some pages. 
This book is organized as a series of essays that refract around the central topic, which is detailed in Chapter 1. These essays should provide a cumulative effect, rather than a necessarily linear one. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.98 USD
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4 DOUGLAS, ANN. The Feminization Of American Culture.
Avon Books, New York: June 1978. 038001968X / 9780380019687 First Discus printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
Examines the bestselling novels and magazines of the day to show how women exploited their feminine image and idealized the very qualities that kept them powerless: timidity, piety, narcissim, and a disdain for competition. Includes an index. 
Price: 19.71 USD
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5 DUPLESSIS, RACHEL BLAU; SNITOW, ANN (EDITOR). The Feminist Memoir Project: Voices From Women's Liberation.
Three Rivers Press, New York: 1998. 0609803840 / 9780609803844 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The Women Feminist Memoir Project give voice to the spirit, the drive, and the claims of the Women Liberation Movement they helped shape, beginning in the late 1960's. 
Price: 42.51 USD
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6 FELSKI, RITA. The Gender Of Modernity.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1995. 0674341945 / 9780674341944 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
An innovative exploration of the complex relations between women and the modern. Rita Felski challenges conventional male-centered theories of modernity and calls into question those feminist perspectives that have either demonized the modern as inherently patriarchal, or else assumed a simple opposition between men's and women's experiences of the modern world. Includes an Index. 
Price: 61.51 USD
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7 LEHMAN, KATHERINE J. Those Girls: Single Women In Sixties And Seventies Popular Culture.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: . h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Long before Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City, there was Mary Richards in The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Every week, as Mary flung her beret into the air while the theme song proclaimed, "You're gonna make it after all," it seemed that young, independent women like herself had finally arrived. But as Katherine Lehman reveals, the struggle to create accurate portrayals of successful single women for American TV and cinema during the 1960s and 1970s wasn't as simple as the toss of a hat. Those Girls is the first book to focus exclusively on struggles to define the "single girl" character in TV and film during a transformative period in American society. Lehman has scoured a wide range of source materials—unstudied film and television scripts, magazines, novels, and advertisements—to demonstrate how controversial female characters pitted fears of societal breakdown against the growing momentum of the women's rights movement. Lehman's book focuses on the "single girl"—an unmarried career woman in her 20s or 30s—to show how this character type symbolized sweeping changes in women's roles. Analyzing films and programs against broader conceptions of women's sexual and social roles, she uncovers deep-seated fears in a nation accustomed to depictions of single women yearning for matrimony. Yet, as television began to reflect public acceptance of career women, series such as Police Woman and Wonder Woman proved that heroines could wield both strength and femininity—while movies like Looking for Mr. Goodbar cautioned viewers against carrying new-found freedom too far. Lehman takes us behind the scenes in Hollywood to show us the production decisions and censorship negotiations that shaped these characters before they even made it to the screen. She includes often-overlooked sources such as the TV series Get Christie Love and Ebony magazine to give us a richer understanding of how women of color negotiated urban singles life. And she reveals how trailblazing characters continue to influence portrayals of single women in shows like Mad Men. This entertaining and insightful study examines familiar characters caught between the competing fears and aspirations of a society rethinking its understanding of social and sexual mores. Those Girls reassesses feminine genres that are often marginalized in media scholarship and contributes to a greater valuation of the unmarried, independent woman in America. "Carefully researched, beautifully written, this is a must-read book for anyone who wants to understand the cultural and social roots of the modern women's movements." - Ruth Rosen, author of The World Split Open: How the Modern Women's Movement changed America. America. understand understand the ". 
Price: 28.45 USD
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8 ROIPHE, ANNE. Fruitful: A Real Mother In The Modern World.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1996. 0395735319 / 9780395735312 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Tells the intimate, turbulent, compelling story of raising her own children in the gap between motherhood and feminism- and makes an eloquent plea for a new agenda. Roiphe's life is a perfect microcosm of change in the American fmily over the past thirty years. Married and a mother in her early twenties, she soon became a divorced single parent, raising her young daughter on her own. With heartbreaking candor, she details the difficult adaptations and painful rebellions that haunt a parent's conscience. 
Price: 7.32 USD
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9 SALPER, ROBERTA L. Female Liberation: History And Current Politics.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1972. 0394315286 / 9780394315287 First Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Includes the following chapters: History and Background: The Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft. On the Enfranchisement of Women, Harriet Taylor Mill. The Woman's Bible, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass. Narrative of a Life, Sojourner Truth. Marx and Engels on Women's Liberation, Hal Draper. The Home: Its Work and Influence, Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Anarchism and Other Essays, Emma Goldman. We Are Many, Ella Reeve Bloor. The New Feminism. Bread & Roses, Kathy McAfee and Myrna Wood. The Development of the American Women's Liberation Movement, 1967-1971, Roberta Salper. Why Women's Liberation-2? Marlene Dixon. The Trip, Roxanne Dunbar. On the Temptation to Be a Beautiful Object, Dana Densmore. Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female, Frances Beal. Politics of Day Care, Kate Ellis. Woman and Her Mind: The Story of Daily Life, Meredith Tax. Fourth World Manifesto, Barbara Burris, with Kathy Barry, Terry Moon, Joann DeLor, Joann Parent, Cate Stadelman. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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10 SIMONS, MARGARET A.; TIMMERMANN, MARYBETH (EDITORS); DE BEAUVOIR, SYLVIE LE BON (FOREWORD). Feminist Writings: Simone De Beauvoir.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago: 2015. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
By turns surprising and revelatory, this sixth volume in the Beauvoir Series presents newly discovered writings and lectures while providing new translations and contexts for Simone de Beauvoir's more familiar writings. Spanning Beauvoir's career from the 1940s through 1986, the pieces explain the paradoxes in her political and feminist stances, including her famous 1972 announcement of a "conversion to feminism" after decades of activism on behalf of women. Feminist Writings documents and contextualizes Beauvoir's thinking, writing, public statements, and activities in the services of causes like French divorce law reform and the rights of women in the Iranian Revolution. In addition, the volume provides new insights into Beauvoir's complex thinking and illuminates her historic role in linking the movements for sexual freedom, sexual equality, homosexual rights, and women's rights in France. Simone de Beauvoir (1908-86) was a French existentialist philosopher who employed a literary-philosophical method in her works, including Ethics of Ambiguity (1947) and The Second Sex (1949). Margaret A. Simons is Distinguished Research Professor Emerita at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the author of Beauvoir and The Second Sex: Feminism, Race, and the Origins of Existentialism. Marybeth Timmermann is a contributing translator and editor of Beauvoir's Philosophical Writings and "The Useless Mouths" and Other Literary Writings. Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir, adopted daughter and literary executor of Simone de Beauvoir, is the editor of Lettres ą Sartre and many other works by Beauvoir. "Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann's decision to present these essays with introductions from an extraordinary community of scholars is a felicitous addition that enables the texts and meta-texts to bring to light their subtexts. The result is perhaps the best accolade to bestow on any work of scholarship: its necessity. For anyone interested in Beauvoir or the foundations of twentieth century feminist thought, research is imperiled without a perusal of this book."--Lewis R. Gordon, Professor of Philosophy and Africana Studies, University of Connecticut "Of all the excellent volumes in this amazing series . . . perhaps this one is the most awaited. This volume gives new insight into Beauvoir's thinking about gender, sexuality, motherhood, the women's movement, and the place of women in the world. These texts, many of which are available in English for the first time, and collected here for the first time anywhere, show the evolving thought on women by the most important feminist thinker of the twentieth century."--Kelly Oliver, author of Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment "I was thoroughly engrossed with these texts. This volume significantly adds to the Beauvoir literature, and to feminist literature more generally, and should put to rest, once and for all, the myth that Beauvoir embraced feminism only in 1972."--Claudia Card, author of The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil "Excellent introductions by leading scholars carefully locate these works in their own contexts and also demonstrate why we should still attend to Beauvoir's thinking today. This collection is necessary reading not only for those interested in Simone de Beauvoir's thinking but for all who are interested in the emergence of contemporary feminism."--Sonia Kruks, author of Simone de Beauvoir and the Politics of Ambiguity 
Price: 42.75 USD
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11 SOCHEN, JUNE. The New Women: Feminism In Greenwich Village, 1910-1920.
Quadrangle, New York: 1972. 0812962613 / 9780812962611 s Softcover. Good condition. 
"For those who think radical feminists' ideas are principally a product of the last half decade, this book will be a valuable addition to their understanding of the history of feminist thought." -Carl Degler, Canadian Historical Review. 
Price: 14.77 USD
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12 SOCHEN, JUNE. The New Women: Feminism In Greenwich Village, 1910-1920.
Quadrangle, New York: 1972. 0812962613 / 9780812962611 s Softcover. Good condition. 
"For those who think radical feminists' ideas are principally a product of the last half decade, this book will be a valuable addition to their understanding of the history of feminist thought." -Carl Degler, Canadian Historical Review. 
Price: 14.77 USD
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13 WOLF, NAOMI. Fire With Fire: The New Female Power And How To Use It.
Fawcett Columbine, New York: 1994. 0449909514 / 9780449909515 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 3.33 USD
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