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Two points of view struggled for supremacy in me

I did not only like to read novels and tales; I had begun, as I have already mentioned, to read the classics and other good books. I also began to take an interest in public events. I was barely fifteen … Continue reading

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A symbol both of Revolution and elegance

THE SYMBOLIC JACKET What ever I knew of styles in dressing was from an old fashioned book dated before the war, which I found in our small town dressmaker’s work room in Russia. The dresses we wore were made out … Continue reading

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The idea that “what happened to me” is important

Introduction to I Am A Woman Worker (1936) The stories told here form an important item in the raw material of workers’ education. Economists tell us that they are not economics: they contain for the most part neither statistics nor … Continue reading

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I was continually with my thoughts in quite another world

“I loved to read. I read without choice whatever came into my hands, whatever acquaintances lent me–they did not distinguish between what was suitable and unsuitable for me–and whatever I could borrow at a second-hand bookshop in our suburb by … Continue reading

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