“I’m Not a Feminist, But . . .”: Marxist and Socialist Feminism

We hear people say this all of the time, and yet they often go on to express “feminist” ideas and could identify as a feminist. There are many reasons why people distance themselves from the feminist movement. I can’t possibly explain or guess them all. But I can explain the different types of feminism according... Continue Reading →

Sinclair Lewis’s Critique of American Culture: Main Street

Main Street (1920) by Sinclair Lewis is a critique of capitalism through a feminist lens, among other things.  The novel is about Carol Milford who marries Dr. Will Kennicott just after college and moves to the small town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.  She immediately doesn’t fit in, and she spends years trying to reform the... Continue Reading →

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