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Lori Harrison-Kahan at the Boston Public Library

Thursday, June 4, 2020
2:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA

In honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, Lori Harrison-Kahan will discuss her new book, The Superwoman and Other Writings, an edited collection of journalism and fiction by Miriam Michelson. One of the earliest female journalists in San Francisco in the 1890s, Michelson went on to become a suffrage activist and a bestselling author of feminist fiction like "The Superwoman," a novella that inspired the "Wonder Woman" comics. Harrison-Kahan's talk will address Michelson's upbringing in Virginia City, Nevada, during the Gold Rush; her influence on Progressive Era politics; and her relevance to contemporary movements like #MeToo.

Date
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Venue
Boston Public Library

The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson

Edited with an Introduction by Lori Harrison-Kahan

Collection of articles and fiction by pioneering journalist and turn-of-the-twentieth-century feminist, Miriam Michelson.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346082
Paperback
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343579
eBOOK
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343586