Now out of print, Feinberg made it available as a free e Book just prior to her death in 2014.Gay's 2014 book explored her relationship with feminism while also offering a trenchant cultural critique.It would be a way of pretending that it was not women who have, for centuries, been excluded.It would be a way of denying that the problem of gender targets women." This book by the writer behind the popular Awesomely blog is both hilarious and incisive about how to behave towards our fellow humans.First published in 1985, Atwood's book is about a near-future U. that has turned into a totalitarian state where women have nearly all their rights stripped from them. The poet Toi Derricotte is a light-skinned black woman whose book, written in journal form, is a vital treatise on what it's like not just to "pass" as white, but also the complicated dance of "choosing" your own racial identity.If this is sounding a little too close to home, you're not alone. As a New York Times review written around the book's release in 1997 noted, Derricotte shows how whiteness is "privilege utterly and ruinously unacquainted with itself." Predating The Handmaid's Tale by a year, Elgin's science fiction novel also imagines a future where women have lost most of their rights and have been banned from public life, save a small clan of women linguists who serve as interplanetary translators.Meanwhile, women who live in "Barren House" — where any woman past childbearing age essentially waits to die — are fomenting revolution.
And the toll that it takes on black people is immeasurable.“Nobody notices, only you've known,you're not sick, not crazy,not angry, not sad--It's just this, you're injured.” In this pioneering 1997 anthology, Sonia Shah shows the role that Asian-American women have played in the women's rights movement, restoring their place in a feminist narrative that has been dominated by white women (and continues to be).But as Moraga writes in her introduction to the new edition, the issues that were raised when the book was originally published are just as urgent now as they were in 198, if not more so, given the pitfalls of corporate feminism.As she writes, "Social change does not occur through tokenism or exceptions to the rule of discrimination, but through the systemic abolishment of the rule itself." This semi-autobiographical poetic novel, published in September, tells the story of a young lesbian writer named Eileen Myles coming of age in New York, as well as the challenges of being a working writer.Yet even with all these glaring issues, white women have claimed themselves the authority on feminism, and that is insulting." The classic 1951 text by one of the leading political theorists of her era that analyzes how the Nazis rose to power in Germany and how Stalin rose to power in the Soviet Union, tracing their origins to 19th-century political and anti-Semitic movements.If you're pressed for time and don't want to tackle the entire 500-plus page book, part three focuses on the period from 1930 onwards — which is probably the most relevant.