Letter from Juliet Mitchell, 1971, page 1

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          4, Cardozo Road,
Holloway, N. 7
London, England

Dear Madam/Sir,

I am planning to visit the United States for about a month
from the middle of December 1971—January 1972 for the publication
of my book, Woman's Estate (Pantheon Books) in early January. I
am interested in the possibility of offering a lecture at your
college on some occasion during my stay.

I am an English Literature graduate (and post-graduate) from
Oxford and have held posts of Lecturer in English at Leeds University
and Reading University (1962—1970). I recently left full~time
academic teaching for free—lance lecturing and writing. I have
delivered lectures at a large number of universities in England,
Scandinavia, the U. S. A. and Canada.

Apart from a number of short literary studies on novelists
(William Golding, George Meredith, Henry James etc.), I have written
reviews and articles in a range of periodicals, on various aspects of
the position of women. The most important of these is a widely
translated and reprinted pamphlet (originally an article for New Left
Review, Nov. 1966) entitled: "Women: The Longest Revolution" and a
book woman's Estate, Penguin 1971. I am currently working on a book for
Pantheon Books on women, the family and psychology (with special” 1
reference to Freud, the relevent post-freudians, Wilhelm Reich, and
Re Do Laingo).

I would be interested in speaking on any topic within the
following areas: women and psychology; Women and Marxism; general
reflections on the women's Movement.

I would request your usual fee for such a lecture and travelling
expenses (if any) from New York City.

Yours faithfully,

Juliet Mitchell.

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