"MARRIAGE AND LOVE HAVE NOTHING IN COMMON… ARE, IN FACT, ANTAGONISTIC TO EACH OTHER…": ANARCHISM AND OTHER ESSAYS, SIGNED BY EMMA GOLDMAN
GOLDMAN, Emma. Anarchism and Other Essays. New York: Mother Earth Publishing Association, 1917. Octavo, original red cloth. $2200.
Third revised edition of this collection of essays on women's oppression and societal failings, boldly signed by Emma Goldman.
Goldman had been known mostly as a public speaker before she founded the magazine Mother Earth in 1906; she quickly showed herself to be an accomplished writer on a wide variety of topics. In addition to her essay on Anarchism, this collection includes works on modern drama, women's rights, prisons, patriotism ("A Menace to Liberty"), "Minorities Versus Majorities," "The Psychology of Political Violence" and other topics. With a biographical sketch of Goldman by Czech anarchist Hippolyte Havel. With publisher's advertisements. The first edition was published in 1910.
Front inner paper hinges split, closed tear to frontispiece tissue guard, light wear mainly to spine ends. A desirable signed copy.