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Katherine Murray Millett was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on September 14, 1934. She graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1956. After teaching briefly at the University of North Carolina, she pursued her art career in Japan and then New York, where she took a job at Barnard College teaching English literature. She received a PhD from Columbia University. Her doctoral dissertation, Sexual Politics, was published in 1970. Her other books include Flying, Sita, Going to Iran, The Loony-Bin Trip, and Mother Millett. She died from cardiac arrest on September 6, 2017 at the age of 82. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Sexual Politics: A Surprising Examination of Society's Most Arbitrary Folly… (more)
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Katherine Murray Millett (September 14, 1934 – September 6, 2017), better known as Kate Millett, was an American feminist writer, educator, artist, and activist. She attended Oxford University and was the first American woman to be awarded a degree with first-class honors after studying at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She has been described as "a seminal influence on second-wave feminism", and is best known for her book Sexual Politics (1970).
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