Category: Feminist Booklist

Barbara G. Walker and The Women’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets (First published in N.Y. 1983)

This is such a fun book to own. Anything, most anything, especially concerning myths and secrets, that you want the feminist perspective on, you can look up in this book. And if it’s not in this book you will wish it so! It’s more than just the feminist perspective. It’s chock full of extraordinary information. The Women’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets is a must have resource. Entries are cross-referenced, leading you from one to another to find out more and more and more. You can really fall into a rabbit hole of learning, exploring and giggling in this...

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Virginia Woolf and A Room of One’s Own (First published in London, 1929)

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) a writer, intellectual and feminist wrote, in her seminal book, A Room of One’s Own: “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction” (4). These words were originally delivered in a talk she was asked to give in 1928 about women and fiction. In the journey of this small book, Woolf allows us into her thought process as she ponders what to say about this topic. She goes to the banks of a river across from “Oxbridge,” a fictionalized version of the renowned Oxford, a place to...

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