A Marriage Agreement and Other Essays

A Marriage Agreement and Other Essays

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A provocative collection of essays by one of the foremost thinkers of second-wave feminism In a career spanning four decades, Alix Kates Shulman has written on issues ranging from marriage, sex, and divorce to religious identity, age, and family devotion. Throughout her diverse body of work runs a staunch advocacy of equal rights and social justice. Beginning with her provocative essay a€œA Marriage Agreement, a€ written in 1969, and continuing through to the heartrending a€œCaring for an Ill Spouse, and Other Caregivers, a€ written in 2011, this collection provides a window into the social movements that defined an era. Witty, stirring, and poignant, A Marriage Agreement and Other Essays illustrates how each generation, in Shulmana€™s words, a€œcan do no more than add its bit to the endless river of consciousness and change.a€In addition to her essays, speeches, books on political and social subjects, Emma wrote a long, detailed first-person account of her own life, rich in personal interpretation and speculation, her 1, 000-page autobiography, LivingMy Life. Readinganbsp;...

Title:A Marriage Agreement and Other Essays
Author:Alix Kates Shulman
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2012-04-03


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