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Kate Millett

Kate Millett (born Katherine Murray Millett; September 14, 1934 in St. Paul, Minnesota) is an American feminist writer and activist. A seminal influence on second-wave feminism, Millett is best known for her 1970 book Sexual Politics.

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    During depression the world disappears. Language itself. One has nothing to say. Nothing. No small talk, no anecdotes. Nothing can be risked on the board of talk. Because the inner voice is so urgent in its own discourse: How shall I live? How shall I manage the future? Why should I go on?
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