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Radical Feminism

Remue-Ménage. Later subtitle: Journal du Mouvement de Libération des Femmes. No. 1 (May 1979) through No. 5 (March/April 1980) (all published).

A complete run in five issues (each issue 58 pp.) of the short-lived French radical second-wave feminist magazine, edited by Nicole Canto, containing essays, interviews, and event calendars covering topics within France and abroad such as prostitution, domestic workers, labor groups, protests, family planning and children, contraception, menopause, film, and women and feminism in Palestine, Spain, Colombia, Iran, Portugal, Italy, Cuba, Nicaragua, Argentina, and the Soviet Union, together with reviews of other feminist journals and magazines. Illustrated throughout from photographs and drawings. 4to. Original illustrated side-stapled wrpps., some minor soiling, very good overall. Paris, 1979-1980.

The Mouvement de libération des femmes (MLF) was founded in France in 1968 by Antoinette Fouque, Monique Wittig, and Josiane Chanel. The name was a derivation of the American Women's Lib movement. The MLF advocated for autonomy from their husbands and the right to contraception and abortion.
The first line of the first issue of Remue-Ménage reads: "Remue-Ménage: un lieu d'echanges pour toutes celles qui, comme nous, ressentent le besoin de confronter leurs expériences de luttes de femmes."
Very scarce; as of June 2021, OCLC locates only a single holding in a North American library and a handful in international institutions.

Book ID: 51352

Price: $2,500.00