Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Susan Faludi
(1959-____) born on
Apr 18
US "writer, feminist". "Her best-selling book, "Backlash," 1991, characterized media distortions of women's issues as retaliation for women asserting themselves."

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F
"The demand that women "return to femininity" is a demand that the cultural gears shift into reverse, that we back up to a fabled time when everyone was richer, younger, more powerful."

R
"As it turns out, social scientists have established only one fact about single women's mental health: employment improves it."
A
"Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to "choose" between public justice and private happiness."
N
"The "feminine" woman is forever static and childlike. She is like the ballerina in an old-fashioned music box, her unchanging features tiny and girlish, her voice tinkly, her body stuck on a pin, rotating in a spiral that will never grow."
K
"[Feminism] asks that women be free to define themselves -- instead of having their identity defined for them, time and again, by their culture and their men."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women.""
R: "In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997."
A: "In "21st Century Dictionary of Quotations," by Princeton Language Institute , 1993."
N: ""Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women.""
K: "In "21st Century Dictionary of Quotations," by Princeton Language Institute , 1993."


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