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Vindicating Women Through Works of Fiction
Mary Wollstonecraft’s pamphlet A Vindication of the Rights of Woman has received a vast amount of recognition since its publication in 1792. My thesis surveys how three novels – Wollstonecraft’s The Wrongs of Woman; or ...
Healing the Feminine Mind/Body Split through Spiritual Performance
In Nalo Hopkinson's novels Brown Girl in the Ring and Midnight Robber, the female protagonists, Ti-Jeanne and Tan-Tan, are forced by the patriarchy to live in uncivilized areas. The danger of living in such areas requires ...
Attempts to Shine the Progressive Beacon on Women's Inheritance Rights in Wisconsin
During the first wave feminist movement, women in Wisconsin gained many rights, making them more equal to men. However, one area in which they did not become more equal with men was inheritance rights. When husbands and ...
A Movement Without a Face: Anonymity and the Push for Women's Rights in 1800s America
Despite the plethora of research compiled regarding the beginning of the women's rights movement in America in the mid-1800s, only a small number of historians have looked beyond the convention held in Seneca Falls, New ...