Item #39850 Women’s Liberation: A Beginning. FEMINISM.
Women’s Liberation: A Beginning.


Women’s Liberation: A Beginning.

London: Women’s Liberation Workshop (Hackney, Arsenal and Highbury groups), nd. (1970). First edition. 4to. Slim wrps., unpaginated (16pp.).

Front cover illustrated with cartoons of Minnie the Minx (from The Beano), Flo (Andy Capp’s wife), and a stereotyped male fantasy of a young woman, each of whom subvert their roles in search of “some women who feel the same way as me!”.

An explanatory pamphlet put together by three groups from the London Women’s Liberation Workshop, beginning with a section headed “What is Women’s Liberation?”.

Subsequent sections include “Is Women’s Liberation Anti-Men?” (in which they differentiate themselves from Valerie Solanas and S.C.U.M.); “Why Did Women’s Liberation Try to Break Up The Miss World Competition?” (in reference to the November 1970 “We’re not beautiful, we’re not ugly, we’re angry” protest at the Royal Albert Hall); “What Is A Man’s Woman?” (“A man’s woman reflects his tastes”); “Is Women’s Liberation Against the Family?”; and “Are Boys Educated Differently from Girls?”.

Upper wrapper slightly age-toned, o/w Very Good plus.