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A critical look at life: Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home"

Alison Bechdel is mostly known for her feminist ways, and the famous “Bechdel Test” deciding whether a work of literature is sexist or not. Feminism is the hottest topic of today. 493 more words

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Name a Movie That Passes Bechdel Test

Thanks to @femfreq, I've learned about Bechdel test. https://t.co/vvyb77Kp60

— Igor V. (@codeic) September 18, 2016

Named after Alison Bechdel, author of comic strip 

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Where I'll Be, Online and Off: Fall 2016

The semester is well underway at Widener English, as you can see here!  This fall, I’m teaching ENGL 101:  Reading, Thinking, Writing, with a focus on narrative medicine and medical humanities; and ENGL 409:  Senior Seminar, with a focus on Joyce’s  311 more words

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Review: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

“At once a coming-out story, an examination of the complex relationship we can have with our parents, and the role of art and literature in processing our lives… Smart, darkly funny and a little fearless, … 432 more words

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Discussion: Alison Bechdel's The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For 


Veronika wrote:

I really like the comics I dipped into. The way she captures every day politicising in the slice of life format is compelling for busy adults… I like the sustained way she did comic too! 509 more words

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Are You My Mother? - Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel continues to impress with her “comic dramas” which are both intimate and clinically analytical. In Are You My Mother? she looks at her relationship with her mother in attempts to come to some sort of conclusion, and find peace with herself. 34 more words

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September 10: Happy Birthday Colin Firth and Guy Ritchie

Colin Firth turns 56 today.  In the late 1980s he was identified as part of a loosely-defined “Brit Pack” of young British actors starting to become known; others included Daniel Day-Lewis, Gary Oldman, and Tim Roth.  1,141 more words

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