Kate Millett





Kate Millett


Born
in Minnesota, The United States
September 14, 1934

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Katherine Murray "Kate" Millett 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," 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.

The feminist, human rights, peace, civil rights, and anti-psychiatry movements have been some of Millett's key causes. He
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Average rating: 3.85 · 3,507 ratings · 161 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
Sexual Politics

3.90 avg rating — 2,445 ratings — published 1969 — 28 editions
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The Loony-Bin Trip

3.46 avg rating — 265 ratings — published 1990 — 9 editions
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Sita

3.66 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 1977 — 13 editions
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The Basement: Meditations o...

3.57 avg rating — 126 ratings — published 1979 — 6 editions
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Flying

3.64 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1974 — 10 editions
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The Politics of Cruelty: An...

3.76 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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The Prostitution Papers: A ...

3.67 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1975 — 6 editions
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Mother Millett

4.07 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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A.D: A Memoir

3.36 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Sokak Kadınları

3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1996
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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

“And what is boredom? Perhaps the inability to find meaning, to complete a perception, to arrive at an understanding: partly grasped, but forever just out of reach. It is not lack of interest, but interest frustrated, cut off, imperfectly held. So says the Chronicle today. But for me it is the fear of emptiness.”
Kate Millett, Sita

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