By Florence Howe
Florence Howe has led an audacious existence: she created a freedom tuition in the course of the civil rights circulate, refused to bow to educational heavyweights who have been against sharing strength with girls, and based a feminist publishing condominium at a time whilst books for and approximately ladies have been few. Sustained by means of her relationships with iconic writers like Grace Paley, Tillie Olsen, and Marilyn French, she traveled the realm as an emissary for women's empowerment. Howe's memoir spans her 80 years of non-public fight triumphs.
Florence Howe was once first brought to activisim in the course of the civil rights period and helped identify women's reviews courses around the nation throughout the early years of the second one wave of the feminist move. In 1970 she based the Feminist Press and was once its writer till 2006. She is professor emerita of English on the graduate middle on the urban college of recent York, and holds many honors in addition to six honorary doctorates, the newest from the college of Wisconsin at Madison.
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A Life in Motion: A Memoir (Jewish Women Writers) by Florence Howe