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Selected Works: Haymarket Speeches

Selected Works: Haymarket Speeches by Voltairine de Cleyre
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Selected Works: Haymarket Speeches by Voltairine de Cleyre is a captivating collection of speeches that shed light on the anarchist movement in America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. De Cleyre, a prominent anarchist and feminist, was a powerful orator whose words resonated with passion and conviction.

The book features some of de Cleyre's most influential speeches, including her powerful address at the Haymarket memorial in Chicago, where she eloquently spoke out against the injustices faced by workers and the need for social revolution. Her words are both thought-provoking and inspiring, as she challenges the status quo and calls for a more just and equitable society.

De Cleyre's writing is sharp and incisive, and her insights into power dynamics and social hierarchies are still relevant today. Her speeches are a powerful reminder of the importance of speaking out against oppression and fighting for a more just world.

Overall, Selected Works: Haymarket Speeches by Voltairine de Cleyre is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of the anarchist movement in America and the fight for social justice. Her words are as relevant today as they were over a century ago, and her passion and conviction are sure to inspire readers to take action and stand up for what they believe in.

Book Description:

Voltairine de Cleyre (November 17, 1866 – June 20, 1912) was an American anarchist. She was skilled in many subjects and wrote essays, poems, letters, sketches, stories and speeches. These are her selected Haymarket speeches.

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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - May 13, 2014
Subject: liberalism
Voltairine was so very far ahead of her time, a brave and wonderful spirit, unfortunately the narrater does not do her justice.

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