Correction, Aug. 30, 2005: This article originally stated that Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn was set in the 1940s; in fact, the novel was published in the 1940s and set in the early 20th century. ( Return to the corrected sentence.) Correction, Aug. 31, 2005: This article originally referred the feminist Catherine MacKinnon; the name in question is spelled Catharine MacKinnon. (Return to the corrected sentence.)
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