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Essays and Writings

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Essays and Writings

  • Arouet, Francois Marie. The Living Thoughts of Voltaire. David McKay Company, Inc., 1939.
  • Borderlands: The new mestiza = La frontera. 1. ed. San Francisco, Calif.: Aunt Lute Books, 1987.
  • Bright, Susie. Susie Bright's sexwise:  America's favorite X-rated intellectual does Dan Quayle, Catherine MacKinnon, Stephen King, Camille Paglia, Nicholson Baker, Madonna, the Black Panthers, and the GOP. Pittsburg, Pa.: Cleis Press, 1995.
  • Bright, Susie. Susie Bright's sexual state of the union. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1997.
  • Browne, Susan E.; Debra Connors; and Nanci Stern. With the Power of Each Breath: A Disabled Woman’s Anthology. Cleirs Press, Inc., 1985.
  • Chatwin, Bruce; Bill Bryson; Salman Rushdie; Martha Gellhorn; Gabriel Garcia Marques; Ryszard Kapuscinski. The Best of Granta Travel. Granta Books, 1991.
  • Chevigny, Bell Gale. The Woman and the Myth: Margaret Fuller’s Life and Writings. Northeastern University Press, 1994.
  • Descartes, Rene. Discourse on the Method and the Meditations. Penguin Books, 1968.
  • Dillard, Annie. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Bantam Books, 1974.
  • Dinesen, Isak. Letters from Africa 1914–1931. University of Chicago Press, 1981.
  • French, Marilyn. Beyond Power: On Women, Men, and Morals. Summit Books, 1985.
  • Give Her this Day: A Daybook of Women’s Words. Ed. Lois Stiles Edgerly. Tilbury House, Publishers, 1990.
  • Hammer and Tongues: The Best of Women’s Wit and Humor. Ed. Michele Brown and Ann O’Connor. St. Martin’s Press, 1986.
  • Heyward, Carter. Our passion for justice: images of power, sexuality, and liberation. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1984.
  • Hubbard, Ruth. Profitable Promises: Essays on Women, Science and Health. Common Courage Press, 1995.
  • Kant, Immanuel. The Philosophy of Kant: Immanuel Kant’s Moral and Political Writings. Random House, Inc., 1949.
  • Kant, Immanuel. Prolegomena to and Future Metaphysics that will be able to Present Itself AS A SCIENCE. Manchester University Press, 1953.
  • Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider. The Crossing Press, 1984.
  • Morgan, Robin. The Word of a Woman: Feminist Dispatches 1968–1992.
  • New French Feminisms. Ed. Elaine Marks, Isabelle de Courtivron. Schoken Books, 1981.
  • The Oven Birds: American Women on Womanhood 1820–1920. Ed. Gail Parker. Anchor Books, Doubleay & Company, Inc., 1972.
  • Plath, Sylvia. Letters Home: Correspondence 1950–63. Bantam Books, 1977.
  • Rich, Adrienne. On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose 1966–1978. W.W. Norton & Company, 1979.
  • Toklas, Alice B. Staying on Alone: The Letters of Alice B. Toklas. Random House, Inc., 1973.
  • Twin, Stephanie L. Out of the Bleachers: Writings on Women and Sport. The Feminist Press, 1979.
  • Walker, Alice. In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1983.
  • To be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism. Ed. Rebecca Walker. Anchor Books, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1995.
  • Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth. Mind and the Body Politic. Routledge, 1989.

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