Kate Millett





Kate Millett

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in Minnesota, The United States
September 14, 1934

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Katherine Murray "Kate" Millett (born September 14, 1934) is an American feminist writer, educator, artist, and activist. She attended Oxford University and was the first American woman to be awarded a postgraduate degree with first-class honors by St. Hilda's. She has been described as "a seminal influence on second-wave feminism", and is best known for her 1970 book Sexual Politics,"[1] which was her doctoral dissertation at Columbia University. Journalist Liza Featherstone attributes previously unimaginable "legal abortion, greater professional equality between the sexes and a sexual freedom" being made possible partially due to Millett's efforts.[2]

The feminist, human rights, peace, civil rights, and anti-psychiatry movements have been
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Average rating: 3.80 · 2,585 ratings · 102 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
Sexual Politics
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 1,866 ratings — published 1969 — 22 editions
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The Loony-Bin Trip
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 1990 — 9 editions
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Sita
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 1977 — 13 editions
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The Basement: Meditations o...
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1979 — 5 editions
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Flying
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1974 — 10 editions
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The Politics of Cruelty: An...
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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The Basement
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 24 ratings
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The Prostitution Papers: A ...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1975 — 5 editions
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Mother Millett
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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A.D: A Memoir
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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“To love is simply to allow another to be, live, grow, expand, become. An appreciation that demands and expects nothing in return.”
Kate Millett, Sita

“I don't believe in monogamy, possessing people, the rightness or inevitability of jealousy.”
Kate Millett, Sita

“Patriarchy, reformed or unreformed, is patriarchy still: its worst abuses purged or foresworn, it might actually be more stable and secure than before.”
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