Sisterhood: Get Used to It! (Book Reviews)
ord, Melanie, Monthly Review
Robin Morgan, ed., Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for a New Millennium (Washington Square Press, 2003), 580 pages, paper, $18.
The media pronounce feminism dead with boring regularity, says Robin Morgan, editor of the new anthology Sisterhood Is Forever. In 1998, on the 150th birthday of the U.S. Women's Movement, Time magazine's cover asked rhetorically "Is Feminism Dead?"--thousands of women visiting its birthplace in Seneca Falls, New York, led by U.S. Secretary of Health Donna Shalala, shouted "Hell, no!" Although Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch might privately wish certain feminists dead, silencing the movement itself is, in the words of Susan B. Anthony, still "impossible."
The sixty vibrant voices in this third sisterhood anthology attest that feminism is evolving apace with the new millennium. Morgan's definitive Sisterhood Is Powerful (1970), a primer in women's studies courses worldwide, only went out of print after an unprecedented thirty-year run, which in part prompted the new …
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Publication information: Article title: Sisterhood: Get Used to It! (Book Reviews). Contributors: ord, Melanie - Author. Magazine title: Monthly Review. Volume: 55. Issue: 2 Publication date: June 2003. Page number: 49+. © 1999 Monthly Review Foundation, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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