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Louise Labe--16th Century French Feminist

Subversive thought has captivated me for most of my adult life.  I am drawn to those who “think outside of the box” and, I like to add, “those who think outside of the box that the box is in.”  Some of the most skilled thinkers of this persuasion are feminist poets, novelists, and intellectuals.  246 more words


Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity published

Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and troubled relationships with food and bodies have been depicted by writers across a variety of languages and cultures, since before the medicalisation of eating disorders in the late nineteenth century to the present day. 188 more words

German Literature And Culture

French Feminisms 1975 and After published

This volume explores contemporary French women’s writing through the prism of one of the defining moments of modern feminism: the writings of the 1970s that came to be known as «French feminism». 213 more words

French Literature

My First Book en Français

This weekend I read my first real book in French EVER. It was, of course, Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

I think the first time I ever heard about this book was from my dad. 210 more words


First Impressions: Madame Bovary

At night, when the carriers passed under her windows in their carts singing the “Marjolaine,” she awoke, and listened to the noise of the iron-bound wheels, which, as they gained the country road, was soon deadened by the soil.

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Blue Is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh

Translator: Ivanka Hahnenberger

Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press

Pub. Date: 2013

Genres: Realistic Fiction, Graphic Novel

Pages: 156

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars

Ever since I saw the review for… 418 more words


One Night In November

Title: One Night in November

Writer: Amélie Antoine

Publishing House: AmazonCrossing

Date of Publication: July 11th 2017

Rating: 4 stars

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