Fanny Wright

Author: Celia Morris
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252062490
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Frances Wright dared to take Thomas Jefferson seriously when he wrote, ' All men are created equal, ' and to assume that 'men' meant 'women' as well. Born in Scotland in 1795, she came to the United States in 1818, and spent half her adult life here, she died in Ohio in 1852, ending a lifetime devoted to promoting equality among the races and the sexes. The Marquis de Lafayette called her his adored Fanny and paid court so openly that he scandalized even his own family. The first woman to act publicly to oppose slavery. The pampered daughter of a highly stratified class society, she cast her lot with the working people, risking her health, her fortune, and her good name to realize the promise of the Declaration of Independence. With a boldness rare in women of her day, she attacked in print and in lecture halls throughout the country an economic system that allowed not only black slavery in the South but what she called wage slavery in the North. With the exception perhaps of Walt Whitman, she wrote more powerfully of sexual experience than any other American the nineteenth century.

Women In Utopia

Author: Carol A. Kolmerten
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815605553
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This study contributes to the understanding of Owenism and why it failed. It corrects many of the earlier misconceptions and errors of fact about New Harmony, Indiana, and the seven other Owenite communities founded in 1826 and 1827.

Fanny Wright

Author: Celia Morris
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252062490
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Frances Wright dared to take Thomas Jefferson seriously when he wrote, ' All men are created equal, ' and to assume that 'men' meant 'women' as well. Born in Scotland in 1795, she came to the United States in 1818, and spent half her adult life here, she died in Ohio in 1852, ending a lifetime devoted to promoting equality among the races and the sexes. The Marquis de Lafayette called her his adored Fanny and paid court so openly that he scandalized even his own family. The first woman to act publicly to oppose slavery. The pampered daughter of a highly stratified class society, she cast her lot with the working people, risking her health, her fortune, and her good name to realize the promise of the Declaration of Independence. With a boldness rare in women of her day, she attacked in print and in lecture halls throughout the country an economic system that allowed not only black slavery in the South but what she called wage slavery in the North. With the exception perhaps of Walt Whitman, she wrote more powerfully of sexual experience than any other American the nineteenth century.

The House Of My Sojourn

Author: Jane S. Sutton
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817317155
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Evaluates the history of women's equality as an architectural metaphor, arguing that women have been denied genuine authority by rhetorical practices that claim progressive goals while conversely supporting discrimination, in a report that cites the achievements of such figures as Frances Wright, Lucy Stone and Susan B. Anthony.

The Neglected Canon Nine Women Philosophers

Author: T. Dykeman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401734003
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When down from the moon stepped the goddess of the night, she bid Minerva/Athene come to her. "Minerva/Athene," she said, "you sprang fully formed from the head of your father. Now all the daughters of mankind think they, too, are as rootless as you. Tonight I bid you dance, join the circle round 1 that tree glistening with the clarity of wisdom. Mother Natura and Lady Philosophia, hands together, already have begun the promenade of myth and allegory. " Still in the garb of gold and white stone, Minerva/ Athene did as she was bid and danced till dawn. Then in new light, she found herself suddenly a budding flower on a tall branch, and even more swiftly a crystalline fruit, rivaling the morning sun, refracting the light. Behold, she had grown roots, difficult to discover down in the dark of history, deep in the solid knowledge of earth. And the daughters of humankind saw and reveled in their roots. This is the story of this book, a history, long and diverse, of women thinkers and their thought. It will become a legacy for all who study it, a legacy that Heloi"se, Marie de Gournay, Sor Juana Ines de Ia Cruz, and Judith Sargent Murray among many women philosophers assured by composing lists of the names of women little acknowledged century after century. While the Hannah Arendt's, Susanne K.

Without A Map

Author: Meredith Hall
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807072745
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This "New York Times" bestselling memoir begins in 1965, when Hall becomes pregnant at 16 and is shunned by both her family and her community. What sets this work apart is the way in which loss and betrayal evolve into compassion, and compassion into wisdom.

Under The Magnolia

Author: Fleur Smith
Publisher: Fleur Smith
ISBN: 1537846167
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A paranoid father. A mysterious boy. A secret that might burn them all. ~~~ Evie has never been able to have friends. Each time she tries, her father’s paranoia sends them fleeing to another state. When a mysterious boy at her most recent school takes an interest in her, she longs for some kind of human connection. Even if it needs to remain a secret. Can Evie discover her true self when everyone she cares about is hiding a deadly truth? Aspects of this book were previously published as part of Through the Fire by Michelle Irwin.