Articles tagged women's studies

When American Women’s Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

By uncovering lost stories of women living abroad, Julia Mickenberg revives rich histories of adventure.

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Not Becoming My Mother by Ruth Reichl

The painful story of Miriam Reichl provides a good introduction for young people who don’t understand what the feminist movement was all about.

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4 Jun 2007 // 10:59 PM

How to Hepburn: Lessons on Living from Kate the Great by Karen Karbo

What Kate could teach us: Author gleans self-help lessons from the life of the screen legend Katharine Hepburn.

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Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations by Georgina Howell

Exploring the life of an adventurer who broke the mold of the Victorian-era woman.

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22 May 2007 // 10:59 PM

The Mistresss Daughter by A.M. Homes

Adoptee finds she suddenly needs truth when past surfaces in The Mistress's Daughter by A.M. Homes.

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Gremlins and the Housewife in 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark'

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"The house itself wants to pull the neurotic woman into its maw and absorb her whole as a literal housewife;

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