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Sept 11

Who, Me?

(Yet Another Feminist Quiz)


1.   I was the French Existentialist, and intimate of Sartre who wrote The Second Sex in 1949. Camus never spoke to me again!  My name is .......?

2.   I identified myself as a suburban housewife when I published. The Feminine Mystique in 1963. A few years later I founded NOW. My name is ............?

3.   When I published Sexual Politics, the world's first book of feminist literary criticism, in 1970, Time magazine called me the Chairman Mao of Women's Lib. My name is .......?

4.   My collection, Sisterhood is Powerful, brought together many of the movement's early mimeographed papers. I led the women's takeover of Rat, and later became the editor in chief of Ms. My name is ..........?

5.   I was one of the working class intellectuals in Boston's Cell 16, and produced a Battered Women's Directory for many years. I gave myself a revolutionary name for my movement work. My name is .............?

6.   I founded one feminist group in Chicago, and three in New York, and wrote The Dialectic of Sex. My name is .....?

7.   My mimeographed paper, "The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm" ,reprinted around the world. My name is .............?

8. 1 got the idea for my novel Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen at the Miss America Protest in Atlantic City. My name is  .......?

9.   I was an original Lavender Menace before I wrote Rubyfruit Jungle. My name is ...........?

10.  I wrote Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman, feminism's first book-length statement. My name is ......?

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