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Virginia Woolf's Last Letter

Day 263 of Colourisation Project – January 25

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

Today’s subject for colourisation is the most iconic likeness of Virginia Woolf, who was born this day, 25 January 1882. 578 more words

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"What a woman".

Scarlett O’Hara

"You helpless? Heaven help the Yankees is they catch you."
-Rhett Butler, Gone With the Wind.
Feminism

Minnie, Hansen, and Carrie: Sister Carrie, Ambition, Toil, and Laziness

In the passage in Chapter 7, entitled “The Lure of the Material: Beauty Speaks for Itself,” Carrie has just returned to her sister Minnie, with whom she’s staying. 2,668 more words

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Dorothea Mackellar's Country

Day 252 of Colourisation Project – January 14

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

Born in 1885, Dorothea Mackellar was an Australian poet and fiction writer, best remembered for her iconic poem, My Country. 313 more words

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A Pure Woman.

Tess Durbeyfield

"Never in her life- had she ever intended to do wrong; yet
these hard judgements had come".

Initially condemned for being ‘immoral’ and pessimistic when it was first published in 1891,  720 more words

Feminism

A Unique Southern Belle.

Scarlett O’Hara.

"Why does a girl have to be so silly to catch a husband?"
Feminism

Emily Dickinson - A Poet in Private

Day 217 of Colourisation Project – December 10

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

“Few events in American literary history have been more curious than the sudden rise of Emily Dickinson into a posthumous fame only more accentuated by the utterly recluse character of her life and by her aversion to even a literary publicity.” 328 more words

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