1. The New York Times’ Margalit Fox on the legacy of The Feminine Mystique: “It ignited the contemporary women’s movement in 1963 and as a result  permanently transformed the social fabric of the United States and  countries around the world. With its impassioned  yet clear-eyed analysis of the issues that affected women’s lives in the  decades after World War II — including enforced domesticity, limited  career prospects and, as chronicled in later editions, the campaign for  legalized abortion, The Feminine Mystique is widely regarded as one of the most influential nonfiction books of the 20th century.” View in High-Res

    The New York Times’ Margalit Fox on the legacy of The Feminine Mystique: “It ignited the contemporary women’s movement in 1963 and as a result permanently transformed the social fabric of the United States and countries around the world. With its impassioned yet clear-eyed analysis of the issues that affected women’s lives in the decades after World War II — including enforced domesticity, limited career prospects and, as chronicled in later editions, the campaign for legalized abortion, The Feminine Mystique is widely regarded as one of the most influential nonfiction books of the 20th century.”

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