Women of Ideas and what Men Have Done to Them: From Aphra Behn to Adrienne Rich

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Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982 - Sex discrimination against women - 586 pages
While men control knowledge, they are in a position to take women's ideas. If they like them, they use them; if they don't, they lose them. Every fifty years women are required to reinvent the wheel, for every generation of women is initiated into a world in which women's traditions have been denied and buried. The text exposes the inadequacies of much modern (male) scholarship, advocating that women's absence from the record as creative intellectual beings is not women's fault, but men's.

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