By Florence Howe
Florence Howe has led an audacious existence: she created a freedom university throughout the civil rights circulation, 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 girls have been few. Sustained via 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 used to be first brought to activisim through the civil rights period and helped identify women's reviews courses around the nation in the course of the early years of the second one wave of the feminist circulation. In 1970 she based the Feminist Press and used to be its writer until eventually 2006. She is professor emerita of English on the graduate heart on the urban collage of recent York, and holds many honors in addition to six honorary doctorates, the latest from the college of Wisconsin at Madison.
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A Life in Motion: A Memoir (Jewish Women Writers) by Florence Howe