MAKERS Moment

Emerson's Words

A phrase in one of Ralph Waldo Emerson's essays about choosing between "truth and repose" led to a drastic turning point in Shulman's life.

Tags: the women's movement

Two Lanes Couldn't Contain Us Two Lanes Couldn't Contain Us
Alix Kates Shulman
Miss America Miss America
Alix Kates Shulman
Criminal and Taboo Criminal and Taboo
Alix Kates Shulman
Not Man-Haters Not Man-Haters
Alix Kates Shulman
Ladies' Home Journal Sit-In Ladies' Home Journal Sit-In
Alix Kates Shulman
Sex Before the Women's Movement Sex Before the Women's Movement
Alix Kates Shulman
A Dirty Word A Dirty Word
Alix Kates Shulman