An author known for her writings on gendered language, literary theory, and social and political issues, Cixous revolutionized feminist studies in 1975 with two important essays, "Laughter of the Medusa" and "The Newly-born Woman." She is a professor of English and women's studies at the University o
Kate Millet's ground-breaking book, "Sexual Politics", helped shape the dialogue of the women's movement during the 1970s. While she has faded from the front lines, her legacy continues to resonate today.
Sexual Politics originated as her Ph.D. dissertation, which was awarded by Columbia Universi
Edna St. Vincent Millay was an American lyrical poet and playwright and the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. She was also known for her unconventional, bohemian lifestyle and her many love affairs.