CHAPTER IV: The First Feminist Manifesto

Waldman-Schwartz, Gloria
January 2006
Luisa Capetillo, Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist;2006, p45
Book Chapter
Chapter 4 of the book "Luisa Capetillo: Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist" is presented. It focuses on the ideas of feminist Luisa Capetillo regarding feminism in Puerto Rico. It cites the belief of Capetillo that attaining the rights of workers through awakening the consciousness of male and female workers would have an immediate effect on larger numbers of people. It mentions her involvement with the Hispanic community in New York in 1912, who embraced and promoted her anarchist ideas.


Related Articles

  • CHAPTER I: Origins of the Feminist Struggle in Puerto Rico. Valle-Ferrer, Norma // Luisa Capetillo, Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist;2006, p9 

    Chapter 1 of the book "Luisa Capetillo: Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist" is presented. It focuses on the origins of the feminist struggle in Puerto Rico. It discusses the status of the education of Puerto Rican women prior to the 19th century. It notes that schools for females were at a...

  • Feminism and Feminisms: Puerto Rican Feminism. Acosta-Belén, Edna // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History;1998, p216 

    The article focuses on Puerto Rican feminism. In Puerto Rico during the second half of the nineteenth century an agenda for progress and nation building addressed the status of the rural population, including women, among whom illiteracy was common. Educated women also began to play a more...

  • Luisa Capetillo and the Feminist Tradition. Valle-Ferrer, Norma // Luisa Capetillo, Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist;2006, p5 

    The author focuses on the life of Luisa Capetillo and the feminist tradition. The author mentions the creation of institutions to support women in the heat of the feminist movement in the 1970s. The author asserts that Capetillo revolutionized the role of women in Puerto Rican society. The...

  • Abstract of the Presidential Address at the Annual Meeting. Ruiz, Vicki L. // Perspectives on History;Nov2015, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p42 

    This article presents an abstract of the presidential address of Vicki L. Ruiz, the president of the American Historical Association (AHA), at the 130th annual meeting of the AHA in Atlanta, Georgia, to be held on January 8, 2016. Topics of the speech titled "Class Acts: Latina Feminist...

  • Recovering the Latina Working Class Feminism. Das, Amrita // Confluencia;Fall2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p190 

    A review of the book "Absolute Equality: An Early Feminist Perspective," a translation of the book "Influencias de las ideas modernas" by Luisa Capetillo and translated by Lara Walker is presented.

  • Whose legacy? Romero-Cesareo, Ivette // Callaloo;Summer94, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p770 

    Discusses the historical development of the Puerto Rican feminist movement. North American influence on feminism; Importance of African influence on Puerto Rican culture; Early feminists; Review of the lives and views of Puerto Rican feminists; Poet Lola Rodriguez de Tio's struggle for women's...

  • Luisa Capetillo in Puerto Rican History. Valle-Ferrer, Norma // Luisa Capetillo, Pioneer Puerto Rican Feminist;2006, p1 

    The author focuses on the role of feminist Luisa Capetillo in the history of Puerto Rico. She cites the increase in biographical research on women in the country in the 1990s. She notes the use of "Luisa Capetillo: Historia de una mujer proscrita" as a textbook in several colleges and high...

  • A Bilingual Edition of Early Twentieth-Century Puerto Rican Feminist and Workers' Rights Advocate Luisa Capetillo's Hybrid Essay Mi opinión (1911). LaGreca, Nancy // Confluencia;Spring2007, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p166 

    The article reviews the book "A Nation of Women: An Early Feminist Speaks Out. Mi opinión sobre las libertades, derechos y deberes de la mujer," by Luisa Capetillo.

  • anarcho-feminism (20th century) Politics/Feminism.  // Dictionary of Theories;2002, p23 

    Definition of the term anarcho-feminism is presented. It refers to the political and feminist theory in which anarchism is extended to take into account of the oppression of women. It believes that of all forms of coercion and authority, the one based on sex is the most fundamental and the most...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics