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Witches #4

This morning I heard a really fascinating report on the place of women in folklore and fairy tales, and of course it revolved around the theme of the witch. 76 more words


mini review: 'Well-Read Women: Portraits of Fiction's Most Beloved Heroines' by Samantha Hahn

A short and sweet review for this evening, but I’m still gushing over owning this little gem.

This is an absolutely stunning book, both in terms of content and just the way it’s been put together. 120 more words

The Bookish Week in Review

  1. The Man Booker Shortlist was announced. Is it the most diverse yet?
  2. On the topic of diversity, a 14 year old boy from the U.K. has written to Bloomsbury, highlighting…
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The Bookish Week in Review

  1. J. K. Rowling shocked everyone (well, perhaps not the French) and announced that we’ve been pronouncing Voldemort’s name wrong. Yeah, but we got Hermione…
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Women through the ages

A few months ago, I enthusiastically tweeted:

I was increasingly excited about the prospect of teaching some of my favourite texts to my year 10 class. 677 more words

Teaching English

“She would be so pretty if...”

Women in books kind of bother me. Even the ones who win and kick ass. I feel like a lot of kickass women I read get a nice boyfriend in the end, who loves her despite what makes her different. 131 more words

A feminist Pinner.

Can’t get enough with anything to do with Feminism Through Cinema and Literature? Check out my feminist themed boards on Pinterest (https://uk.pinterest.com/tiabyer/).

From Feminist film, photography and quotes, to photos of female icons such as Priscilla Presley, Vivien Leigh and Jackie Kennedy, my Pinterest boards will definitely appeal to your inner feminist. 672 more words