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‘She lay and looked at him, as he slept. He was sheerly beautiful, he was a perfect instrument. To her mind, he was a pure, inhuman, almost superhuman instrument. 24 more words

Kate Millett's Sexual Politics

Kate Millett was the first notable feminist after Simone de Beauvoir to address the construction of woman within male writing. According to Millett, the man-woman relationship is deeply embedded in power structures with political implications – thus she derived the term “sexual politics”. 232 more words

Literary Theory

“There’s lots of good fish in the sea . . . maybe . . . but the vast masses seem to be mackerel or herring, and if you’re not mackerel or herring yourself you are likely to find very few good fish in the sea.”

Lady Chatterley's Lover

“A woman should take a man without really giving herself away. Certainly she could take him without giving herself into his power.”

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Little Wonder

Little wonder, you are badly gone.

I was in the kitchen,
ruining the oatmeal.
It bubbled blind beneath a milk caul –

And response?

Rancid cheese, fizzing in an unction of olive oil. 177 more words


Weather - round robin

Weather So the picture of me in Yellowstone, US, has more than a few clouds in the sky. It was, however, warm and sunny, too. Perfection. 503 more words

The Blog



One or another
Is lost, since we fall apart
Endlessly, in one motion depart
From each other
— DH Lawrence

Behind New York there’s a face… 1,292 more words