Whipping Girl, Delusions of Gender, and what comes next

Back on the 26th, I posted about Women's Equality Day in the US and what it means. It commemorates our getting the vote back in 1920. Though this was not without it's local barriers. I also asked the question: What comes next? When I first asked myself that question a few years ago, the answer... Continue Reading →

TBT – Madame Bovary

I was looking at the feminism book lists on Goodreads' Listopia. The lists had some fictional books on them and there was some debate about whether they belonged. Though the debate that I saw was on Anna Karenina's inclusion as a "best of" feminist work, I thought of Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. (I haven't read Anna Karenina,... Continue Reading →

The Vampire Diaries: The Dark Reunion by LJ Smith

For this book, being a fan of the show here in the 2010's is a real hindrance to appreciating what's going on in the 1990's book version. It's a combination of the way the characters are different because of the time and the way that technology changes the story. Bonnie's character in the book is... Continue Reading →

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