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Educate and Activate: Second Wave Feminism

Feminist Book Club blog contributors are working together to create posts as an “Educate & Activate” series. We will define a term or movement, provide historical context, and give you additional resources to learn more. We believe that an educated populace can be better activists, accomplices and co-conspirators. It is important to note that these …

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(Book Excerpt) The Book of Old Ladies: Celebrating Women of a Certain Age in Fiction

Today we have a guest post by Dr. Ruth Saxton. Dr. Saxton is a Professor Emerita of English at Mills College in Oakland, CA. Over the course of her forty-two-year career, she has studied, taught, and published works on fiction by women, focusing on how narratives limit or expand what we imagine to be possible. …

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Book Review of Gabriella Burnham’s It Is Wood, It Is Stone

It Is Wood, It Is Stone is Gabriella Burnham’s debut novel where the female American protagonist, Linda spends a year in Sao Paolo, Brazil. She lives with her husband, Dennis who is a visiting offer of history at the University of Sao Paolo. Apart from the gorgeous cover, the novel, written from Linda’s perspective, is …

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