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In Love and Struggle: Letters in Contemporary Feminism

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Winner of the 2009 Feminist and Women's Studies Association Book Prize

Do you think I can be a feminist mother? Did I make you and your kisses up in my mind? Will you join our military protest at the gate? Will you feed the kids when I'm in prison? Are you able to forgive me for breaking off this correspondence because you are a man?

During the women's movement of the 1970s
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Hardcover, 315 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Columbia University Press (first published December 20th 2007)
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Troy
Sep 06, 2012 Troy rated it liked it
A VERY interesting polemic on the role of letter writing in the context of women-centered relationships amidst the backdrop of the second wave of feminism. It was not all lesbian lovey-dovey, the author argues, but very real attempts to bridge race, class, and circumstance to find some common ground by which to move the goals and actions of the feminist movement forward. Notes about disagreements, of outright vitriol are present, alongside very real pronouncements of love and sisterhood and ...more
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Feb 02, 2016 Silken rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great read for anyone studying contemporary feminism. This helped me so much during my MA Dissertation.
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