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Monthly Reading Roundup: April

A History of Britain in 21 Women by Jenni Murray Rating: 4/5

Reading Non-Fiction, especially History books for me, always seems more daunting than it actually is.  1,453 more words

Anne Bronte

Spinster Life: Looking for a Heroine

I dual majored in English and Communication in undergrad so it isn’t a shocker that I love to read. I tend to mix it up between fiction and non-fiction and I know this is admitting what I nerd I am but the life-long learner in me still enjoys picking up something on literary criticism every now and then. 495 more words

Spinster Stuff

The Brontë Project//Take Courage: Anne Brontë and the Art of Life- Samantha Ellis

 As I get older, Anne Brontë just makes loads more sense to me than her sisters. The sensible, shy and youngest Brontë sister was the only one who could make a job stick, who saw the world from the view of a working woman. 484 more words

Thoughts

Let's get lit!

There is probably a discussion going on somewhere on what really constitutes “feminist literature”; what you have here are a bunch of so called “feminist classics” and a book I’l always trying to get people to read because a)I love it and B) I’m bully like that. 443 more words

Artfulreader

Take Courage:Anne Brontë and the Art of Life - Samantha Ellis

Anyone with siblings will know that each child is often assigned a characteristic within the family (in our family we even had little poems for each of us which I won’t repeat since my sister is… 386 more words

Jane

The Price We Pay For Being Gay

By Samantha Ellis

Growing up, you are taught to love many different individuals. You love your parents, your family, supposedly your siblings (but you are not always sure). 505 more words

Student Spotlight

Samantha Ellis - Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life

A sisterly fight for the youngest, overlooked Brontë

I confess, with some shame, that the youngest Brontë, Anne, is the one I have never explored. Clearly, I surrendered to the fake news floating around for nearly 200 years which dismissed Anne as being lesser than her more respected siblings, Emily and Charlotte. 1,192 more words

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