By Florence Howe

ISBN-10: 1558616977

ISBN-13: 9781558616974

Florence Howe has led an audacious existence: she created a freedom university in the course of the civil rights flow, refused to bow to educational heavyweights who have been against sharing strength with girls, and based a feminist publishing condo at a time whilst books for and approximately ladies have been few. Sustained through her relationships with iconic writers like Grace Paley, Tillie Olsen, and Marilyn French, she traveled the area 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 determine women's reviews courses around the nation throughout the early years of the second one wave of the feminist flow. 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 collage of Wisconsin at Madison.

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