Jerilyn Fisher

Jerilyn Fisher is professor of English and coordinator of women’s studies at Hostos Community College, City University of New York. Co-editor of Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Works (1998) and Women in Literature: Reading through the Lens of Gender (2003), she has also published a variety of essays in the area of women’s studies, including several on fairy tales and feminist theory, feminist pedagogy and works by writers such as Buchi Emecheta, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Susan Glaspell and Kim Chernin.

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Rose Chernin

Ambivalent about Judaism, passionately Marxist, charismatic, and courageous, Rose Chernin devoted a great deal of her life to securing the rights of disenfranchised citizens: the unemployed of the Depression, farm workers without a union, Black home buyers thwarted by redlining, and other foreign-born leftists, like herself, who faced deportation in the 1950s. 


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