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Short stories often as brief as one or two paragraphs about people who find themselves in and out of mental hospitals.
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Airless Spaces by Shulamith Firestone
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Details Additional Physical Format: This book is technically a collection of short stories but if we’re being perfectly honest, it reads like a memoir told in quick vignettes. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Sep 23, jess rated it it was amazing Shelves: For the service Kate Millett read a segment from Airless Spaces —the same passage she references in her contribution—and then paused to address the audience.
She was a central figure in the early development of radical feminism, having been a founding member of the New York Radical Women, Redstockings, and New York Radical Feminists.
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