Author: Sarah L, literature

Badass Women in Literature You Never Knew Existed

This essay appears in Boshemia Magazine: Identity.

Unless you studied English Lit any further than GCSE level (that’s high school for you readers across the pond), there’s a fairly good chance that if I asked you to name as many women writers as you could your list would look something like this:

Jane Austen

the Brontë sisters

J K Rowling.

If you’re lucky, maybe even add Harper Lee or Virginia Woolf to that list. Continue reading

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Author: Sarah L, historical, reccomendation

Badass Women in Literature You Never Knew Existed

Unless you studied English Lit any further than GCSE level (that’s high school for you readers across the pond), there’s a fairly good chance that if I asked you to name as many women writers as you could your list would look something like this:

Jane Austen; the Brontë sisters; J K Rowling.

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If you’re lucky, maybe even add Harper Lee or Virginia Woolf to that list. Now what if I asked you to name male writers?

Continue reading

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