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