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From the Wilderness to the Boudoir: Your Canadian Feminist Reading List

By Kait Pinder and Ania Wroblewski

This summer, take a tour through Canadian literature guided by some of Canada’s strongest female voices. This reading list will give you a sense of the tradition of feminist women’s writing in Canada and the issues and aesthetics that have shaped it over the past seventy years. 1,185 more words


Steinbeck's Symbolic Women

Steinbeck’s men are wonderfully nuanced and richly detailed. From jailbird good guy Tom Joad to the intriguing ex-reverend Casy, men in The Grapes of Wrath… 855 more words

On Maya Angelou

I stood in the kitchen with my back leaned up against the counter by the stove, and scrolled through my phone apps while I waited for the painters to arrive (I can write and sell stuff, Hubs can practice law, but neither of us is handy with a hammer. 946 more words

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Why Stories Featuring Strong Female Characters are Hard to Write

Why hasn’t there been a credible Wonder Woman movie? How come Tomb Raider didn’t turn into a multi-picture franchise? Why was Blood Rayne a B-movie and not a Hollywood blockbuster? 555 more words

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