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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

Colorization

Comrade Katharine Susannah Prichard

Day 211 of Colourisation Project – December 4

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

Born this day, 4 December in 1883, Katharine Susannah Prichard was an Australian author, journalist, political activist and co-founding member of the Communist Party of Australia (1920) as well as one of Australia’s greatest novelists and literary figures. 398 more words

Photography

The Blazon Tradition: Dissecting the Female Mind and Body in the British Renaissance

Writings during the British Renaissance are rife with the blazon tradition, dissecting the Renaissance woman’s body within poetry, prose, correspondence, and letters. The blazon devotes lines upon lines to each part of the woman, serving a multitude of purposes. 1,728 more words

Academic Writing

The Problem with Strong Female Characters

It seems like I can’t go two steps without tripping over an ad for the latest instalment of The Hunger Games movie franchise. Granted, this may be because I still haven’t mastered the ability to avoid tripping over my own feet, but the point still stands. 462 more words

Books

An Amazonian Princess.

Wonder Woman.

"You obviously have little regard for womanhood. You must
 learn respect."
-Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman is a woman who combines intellect, beauty and great physical skills. 182 more words

Feminism