feminism

Books

The feminist Bushnell

A review of Kristin Kobes Du Mez

Katharine Bushnell was a reforming whirlwind who left the mission field to campaign for temperance and against the sex trade.

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Borderline, by Stan Goff

The media have been ablaze with stories of police brutality, campus rape, military conflict, and mass murder. Stan Goff insists on a single thread: masculinity.

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The poet and politics

As two new biographies and a massive collection of poems show, Denise Levertov's distinctive work and life remain relevant and rewarding.

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Flesh Made Word, by Emily A. Holmes

Emily Holmes endeavors, with the help of French feminist theories, to understand several of the medieval mystics who are most alien to 21st-century religious sensibilities.