Anarchism and Other Essays

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Anarchism and Other Essays
Author Emma Goldman
Country United States
Language English
Subject Anarchism
Publisher Mother Earth Publishing Association
Publication date
ISBN 0-486-22484-8

Anarchism and Other Essays is a book by anarchist Emma Goldman, first published in 1910 by Mother Earth Publishing Association.[1] As well as outlining Goldman's ideas on anarchism and anarchist approaches to prisons, political violence, education, sex, women's rights, and art, it contains a foreword by Hippolyte Havel which gives biographical details about Goldman's life.

Lori Jo Marso argues that Goldman's essays, in conjunction with her life and thought, make important contributions to ongoing debates in feminism, including around "the connections and tensions between sexuality, love and feminist politics".[2]

Contents of Anarchism and Other Essays include:

  • Anarchism: What It Really Stands For
  • Minorities Versus Majorities
  • The Psychology of Political Violence
  • Prisons: A Social Crime and Failure
  • Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty
  • Francisco Ferrer and The Modern School
  • The Hypocrisy of Puritanism
  • The Traffic in Women (1910)
  • Woman Suffrage
  • The Tragedy of Woman's Emancipation
  • Marriage and Love
  • The Drama: A Powerful Disseminator of Radical Thought
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Emma Goldman, circa 1910, portrait from Anarchism and Other Essays


  1. Horowitz, Irving (2005). The Anarchists. New Brunswick: Aldine Transaction. p. 266. ISBN 0-202-30768-9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Marso, Lori Jo (2003). "A Feminist Search for Love Emma Goldman on the Politics of Marriage, Love, Sexuality and the Feminine". Feminist Theory. 4 (3): 305–320. doi:10.1177/14647001030043004.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> See pages 305-306.

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