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Women Writers Reading: Teresa LaBella reads Jean Grainger

The premise of Jean Grainger‘s Shadow of a Century: An Irish Love Story intrigued me. The story of Ireland’s struggle for independence from British rule told by Volunteers who lived through the Rising and their descendants re-living the history 100 … Continue reading

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Learning about Contemporary Feminism(s) by Teaching Medieval Women Writers – pt III

Editor’s Note: This post is the third and final in The Feminists are Teaching feature showcasing work done by junior scholars in the Integrative Humanities class taught by Dr. Meriem Pages at Keene State College, Introduction to Thinking and Writing … Continue reading

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Learning about Contemporary Feminism(s) by Teaching Medieval Women Writers – pt II

Editor’s Note: This post is second in a new The Feminists are Teaching feature showcasing work done by junior scholars in the Integrative Humanities class taught by Dr. Meriem Pages at Keene State College, Introduction to Thinking and Writing 101: … Continue reading

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Learning about Contemporary Feminism(s) by Teaching Medieval Women Writers – pt I

Editor’s Note: This post, our newest The Feminists are Teaching feature, is the first in a series of three to showcase work done by junior scholars in the Integrative Humanities class taught by Dr. Meriem Pages at Keene State College, … Continue reading

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Women Writers Reading: Teresa LaBella reads Luanne Rice

Society can be cruel to women. Many cultures force a woman to choose between motherhood and her own dreams. It’s a myth, that one can ‘have it all.’ With these words of elder wisdom, Helen Oakes urges Susannah Connolly to … Continue reading

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Feminist Reads: Dead Ladies Project by Jessa Crispin

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Two questions: Is there a genre of novel that could rightfully be called the female picaresque? Why not? And: Must women’s travel writing always end with some peaceful self-discovery and self-acceptance brought about through (a) a promising new love affair, … Continue reading

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