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Non-Fiction

Helene Cixous

In her rich and prolific writing, feminist thinker Hélène Cixous elided the term “juifemme” (Jewoman) to articulate her complex experiences as “other” in society.

Helene Cixous, 2011

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Helene Cixous, cropped

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Leslie Feinberg

A working-class lesbian, transgender activist, and communist, Leslie Feinberg became an important voice for lesbians of her generation with the publication of her powerful 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues.

Miriam Cantor-Stone on Wendy Wasserstein's Tony Award

This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.
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This Week in History: On June 4, 1989, Wendy Wasserstein became the first woman playwright to win the Tony Award. Miriam Cantor-Stone talks about the importance of Wendy Wasserstein's focus on women as complex characters instead of stereotypes.

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Hanne Blank

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Thumbnail of Rachel King on the Publication of Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice, 2015

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Thumbnail of This Week in History: On May 24, 1982, Carol Gilligan published her groundbreaking book In a Different Voice. Rachel King discusses how Gilligan's work made her question what she was being taught in her college courses.

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Rachel King on the Publication of Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice, 2015

This Week in History: On May 24, 1982, Carol Gilligan published her groundbreaking book In a Different Voice. Rachel King discusses how Gilligan's work made her question what she was being taught in her college courses.
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