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From an obituary in the New York Times:

For all her verbal prowess, for all her prolific output, Ms. Rich retained a dexterous command of the plain, pithy utterance. In a 1984 speech she summed up her reason for writing β€” and, by loud unspoken implication, her reason for being β€” in just seven words.

What she and her sisters-in-arms were fighting to achieve, she said, was simply this: β€œthe creation of a society without domination.”