Rumors from the Cauldron: Selected Essays, Reviews, and Reportage


A retrospective of the women's movement of the '60s and '70s by a noted feminist novelist and journalist.
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A retrospective of the women's movement of the '60s and '70s by a noted feminist novelist and journalist.
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A collection of the writing that Miner (Arizona State U.) has published on feminist topics over the last few years. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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  • ISBN-13: 9780472064724
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1992
  • Pages: 281

Table of Contents

Memory and Vision: Roads to and from Eressos 1
I Becoming a Writer 13
An Imaginative Collectivity of Writers and Readers 15
Writing with Class 28
Competition among Feminist Writers 34
The Feminist Reviewer 48
Going to the Fair 55
The Last Peace March 64
The Rape of Cinderella 70
The Suburban Housewife as Feminist Organizer 84
Indian Women and the Indian Act 93
Sisterhood Is Variable 103
Letter from Australia 107
Reading along the Dyke 112
Writing Fiction across Generations 122
II Reading Lives 129
The Matriarch of Manawaka 131
Spinning Friends: May Sarton's Literary Spinsters 140
Atwood in Metamorphosis: An Authentic Canadian Fairy Tale 152
Living the Free-lance Life: A Portrait of Abby Hoffman 167
An Interview with Adrienne Rich and Mary Daly 182
Common Sense Waged and Earned: The Work of Grace Paley 194
Quiet Outlaws 198
Novelist Shen Rong and the Art of Literary Survival in China 203
Marge Piercy and the Candor of Our Fictions 206
The Brilliant Career of Thea Astley 210
The Political Development of a White South African 216
III Reviews 219
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan and Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories by Hisaye Yamamoto 223
The Philosopher's Pupil by Iris Murdoch 228
The Lover of Horses by Tess Gallagher, Raven's Wing by Joyce Carol Oates, and And Venus Is Blue by Mary Hood 230
Common Ground edited by Marilyn Berge, Linda Field, Cynthia Flood, Penny Goldsmith, and Lark 233
Stepping Out: Short Stories on Friendship between Women edited by Ann Oosthuizen 236
In Custody by Anita Desai 240
Rape: The Power of Consciousness by Susan Griffin 242
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde 244
Going Too Far by Robin Morgan 246
Seven Contemporary Chinese Women Writers edited by Gladys Yang 250
Ding Ling's Fiction by Yi-Tsi Mei Feuerwerker, Selected Stories of Xiao Hong translated by Howard Goldblatt, and Born of the Same Roots: Stories of Modern Chinese Women edited by Vivian Ling Hsu 257
At Paradise Gate by Jane Smiley and Time Together by Marian Seldes 263
The Stories of Muriel Spark 266
Dessa Rose by Sherley Anne Williams 268
Lantern Slides by Edna O'Brien 270
Leader of the Band, The Heart of the Country, and Polaris and Other Stories by Fay Weldon 272
Works Consulted 279
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