Feminism (See also Equality.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Feminism (See also Equality.)

  1. Alving, Mrs. feminist; unconventional widow. [Nor. Lit.: Ghosts]
  2. Bates, Belinda intellectual and amiable advocate of women’s rights. [Br. Lit.: “The Haunted House” in Fyfe, 16]
  3. Bloomer, Amelia (1818–1894) dress reformer; designed bloomers. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 391]
  4. blue-stocking female intellectual; advocates nontraditional feminine talents. [Western Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 127]
  5. Bostonians, The suffragists for lost causes, vulnerable to romance. [Am. Lit.: The Bostonians]
  6. Chancellor, Olive devotes her life to preaching women’s rights. [Am. Lit: Henry James The Bostonians]
  7. Doll’s House, A drama on the theme of women’s rights. [Nor. Lit.: A Doll’s House]
  8. Equal Rights Amendment forbids discrimination against women. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 397]
  9. Findlay, Maude militant, outspoken women’s libber. [TV: “Maude” in Terrace, II, 79–80]
  10. Lucy Stoners league of feminists. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2628]
  11. Lysistrata Athenian exhorts fellow women to continence for peace. [Gk. Lit.: Lysistrata]
  12. Ms. the magazine for the liberated woman. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
  13. NOW feminist group working for social and political change. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1886]
  14. Nora rebellious heroine; leaves stultifying marriage. [Nor. Lit.: A Doll’s House]
  15. Peel, Emma early media manifestation of self-sufficient woman. [TV: “The Avengers” in Terrace, I, 71–73]
  16. Virginia Slims cigarette trademark marketed to “independent women.” “You’ve come a long way, baby,” as slogan. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 630]
  17. Wisk, Miss lady with a mission. [Br. Lit.: Bleak House]
  18. Women’s Liberation Movement appellation of modern day women’s rights advocacy. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 396]
  19. Wonder Woman female comic strip heroine to offset Superman; she does everything a man can do and more. [Comics: Horn, 480]