1) What century was Mary Wollstonecraft born in?
QUIZ FEMINIST THEORIES M2
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The nineteen sixties
This term is highly debatable, since women’s history reveals to us the presence of many women’s movements. In general, however, it does refer to the strong feminist movement that began in the sixties and took on even more force in the seventies.
Kate Millet published this book, a comment upon sexism in texts, in 1970.
In the sixties the women of the Milan Women’s Bookstore and the philosophical community Diotima of Verona began to work on this politics.
This text is heralded as one of the major landmarks of women. It was published in 1929.
The feminist party in Spain was created after the death of the dictator, General Franco in 1975.
It depends on your point of view (do this course to find out more!).
Simone de Beauvoir
She published this dense and seminal work in 1953. It is considered one of the predecessors of the second wave feminist movement.
The eighteenth century
Mary Wollstonecraft was born in 1759, in England. She wrote, amongst other texts, the important feminist work A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 1792.
2) What book is Kate Millet renowned for?
Vandana Shiva is an important thinker and worker on the ecological movement from a feminist point of view.
Luisa Muraro published this text in 1991. It could be said to contain the main core of her philosophical and political thought
A Luce Irigaray
This statement has become famous because it contains the essence of what would be developed into the thinking and practice of sexual difference. She put into question the desirability of only seeking equality with men as the main feminist goal.
3) What feminist politics are the women of the Milan Women’s Bookstore known for?
8) What decade did the so-called “second-wave” feminism begin in?
9) What kind of feminism does Vandana Shiva work on?
11) Who is famous for the phrase “Equal to who?” (in French)?