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A Doll’s House and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s “The Solitude of Self”

The very engaging production of A Doll’s House at Boston’s Huntington Theater got me thinking about Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s essay “The Solitude of Self.” Stanton was the primary organizer of the Seneca Falls convention on the rights of women in

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A wonderfully moving short story in The Masters Review | “Mix and Match” by Katherine Rooks

Source: The Masters Review | “Mix and Match” by Katherine Rooks

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The not-so-hidden injuries of class: A Poem, on the Supposition of an Advertisement Appearing in a Morning Paper, of the Publication of a Volume of Poems, by a Servant-Maid 

I ran across this while looking for something else. The language is so delightfully fresh and arch. Elizabeth Hands–died in 1815, and although the Poetry Foundation does not date the poem, her book was published in 1789–so who knows? Perhaps

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Euphoria over Euphoria

I picked up Lily King’s Euphoria last night and started reading–and immediately felt euphoric! I had forgotten why (if I knew) I wanted to read this book, except for a vague sense that it was supposed to be good, and

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Numbers Talk! The 2014 VIDA Count | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

The 2014 VIDA Count | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.

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My review of Sarah Einstein’s Remnants of Passion: [PANK] (@pankmagazine) | Twitter

[PANK] (@pankmagazine) | Twitter.

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18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World

18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World. This is outside my usual focus of literature/language/performing arts, but who can resist?

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