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Women in search of utopia : mavericks and mythmakers

Author: Ruby Rohrlich; Elaine Hoffman Baruch
Publisher: New York : Shocken Books, 1984.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women in search of utopia.
New York : Shocken Books, 1984
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruby Rohrlich; Elaine Hoffman Baruch
ISBN: 0805239006 9780805239003 0805207627 9780805207620
OCLC Number: 10322446
Description: xxvii, 325 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Cartoons / Mary Anne Shea --
Preface : What do women want? / Ruby Rohrlich --
Introduction : The quest and the questions. I / Elaine Hoffman Baruch --
The quest and the questions. II / Ruby Rohrlich --
Part one : The distant past --
Rethinking matriliny among the Hopi / Diane LeBow --
Women of the Celtic Tuath / Geraldine Day McNelly --
Women in transition : Crete and Sumer / Ruby Rohrlich --
Al dente / France Burke --
Part two : The recent past --
The Shakers : gender equality in heirarchy / Ruby Rohrlich --
Frances Wright : utopian feminist / Marilyn Bensman --
The song of Sojourner Truth / June Jordan --
Housework and utopia : women and the Owenite socialist communities / Jill Harsin --
What's that smell in the kitchen? / Marge Piercy --
The Woman's Commonwealth : utopia in nineteenth-century Texas / A. Harriette Andreadis --
Part three : Contemporary directions --
A utopian female support network : the case of the Henry Street Settlement / Blanche Wiesen Cook --
Mujeres Libres and the role of women in anarchist revolution / Marha A. Ackelsberg --
A litany for survival / Audre Lorde --
Women in the Children of God : "revolutionary women" or "mountin' maids"? / Ruth Elizabeth Wangerin --
Tulsa / Ntozake Shange --
Findhorn, Scotland : the poeple who talk to plants / Arlene Sheer --
Twin Oaks : a feminist looks at indigenious socialism in the United States / Batya Weinbaum --
Utopia in question : programming women's needs into the technology of tomorrow / Jan Zimmerman --
The craft of their hands / Frances Whyatt --
Imagining a different world of talk / Barrie Thorne, Cheris Kramarae, and Nancy Henley --
The linguistic transformation of womanhood / H. Lee Gershuny --
Part four : visons of utopia --
Women in men's utopias / Elaine Hoffman Baruch --
Motherhood in feminist utopias / Susan H. Lees --
Realities and fictions : lesbian visions of utopia / Tucker Farley --
Neither Arcadia nor Elysium : E.M. Broner's A weave of women / Dinnah Pladott --
The land of ordinary people : for John Lennon / Eleanor Arnason --
Of time and revolution : theories of social change in contemporary feminist science fiction / Carol S. Pearson --
Change and art in women's worlds : Doris Lessing's Canopus in Argos : archives / Lee Cullen Khanna --
Therrillium / Mischa Adams --
Outcome of the matter : the sun / Marge Piercy --
A women's museum of art / Ann Sutherland Harris --
Future visons : today's politics : feminist utopias in review / Sally Miller Gearhart --
Fantasia / Eve Merriam.
Responsibility: edited and with introductions by Ruby Rohrlich and Elaine Hoffman Baruch.


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