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Margaret Morganroth Gullette

Margaret Morganroth Gullette is a cultural critic and prize-winning writer of nonfiction, an internationally known age critic, an essayist, feminist, and activist.

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Women, Media, AND... Age

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Margaret Morganroth Gullette's Biography

Margaret Morganroth Gullette is a cultural critic and prize-winning writer of nonfiction, an internationally known age critic, an essayist, feminist, and activist. Her latest book is Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America (University of Chicago Press, 2011). Aged by Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2004) was chosen as a "Noteworthy Book" of the year by the Christian Science Monitor. Declining to Decline: Cultural Combat and the Politics of the Midlife won the Emily Toth award in 1998 as the best feminist book on American popular culture.

Her articles have appeared the New York Times Magazine, Nation, Ms., womensenews, Boston Globe, Miami Herald, American Prospect, American Scholar. She has been heard on "Brian Lehrer, "CultureShocks, "The Connection," RadioNation, WBAI, "To the Best of Our Knowledge," Her essays, two of which have been cited as notable in Best American Essays have appeared in many literary quarterlies, including Kenyon Review and Yale Review; and in scholarly journals like Feminist Studies, Representations, and the Journal of the History of Sexuality. She has been the recipient of NEH, ACLS, and Bunting Fellowships. She is a member of PEN-America and a Resident Scholar at the Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University.


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