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Volume 36, Number 2, 2015

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

pp. vii-viii

The Feminine Mystique at Fifty


pp. 1-2

Activists’ Panel

pp. 3-24

“To Fulfill an Ambition of [Her] Own”: Work, Class, and Identity in The Feminine Mystique

pp. 25-32

“The Happy Housewife Heroine” and “The Sexual Sell”: Legacies of Betty Friedan’s Critique of the Image of Women

pp. 33-40

The Feminine Mystique at Fifty

pp. 41-46


Normalizing the “Variant” in The Ladder, America’s Second Lesbian Magazine, 1956–1963

pp. 47-71

Undermining Identities in Johnny Blazes’ Check One Please: The Ambiguous Body as Feminist Performance Tool

pp. 72-87

Artist Statement

pp. 88-91

“We Are Extraordinarily Lucky to Be Living in These Times”: A Conversation with Grace Lee Boggs

pp. 92-123

Sensibility and Science: Motherhood and the Gendering of Knowledge in Two Mezzotints after Joseph Wright of Derby

pp. 124-151

Elizabeth Barton’s Claim: Feminist Defiance in Wolf Hall

pp. 152-168

Constructing Radical Black Female Subjectivities: Survival Pimping in Austin Clarke’s The Polished Hoe

pp. 169-191



p. 192

Four Women on a Ptown Beach

p. 193

Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies Turns Forty! Reflections from Former Editors

pp. 194-217


pp. 218-225

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