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Fanny Fern's Obscurity and Male Dominance in Literary Circles

Written by Julia Schoos

Fanny Fern wrote as if the Devil was in her—or so spoke Nathaniel Hawthorne. Born 1811 as Sarah Willis, Fanny Fern was the first female newspaper columnist in the United States, and by 1855, the highest-paid columnist of the 19th century. 485 more words


A Southern Belle in Decline.

The South, The Smell and The Societal Moral Descent in William Faulkner’s ‘A Rose for Emily’.

"Alive, Miss Emily had been a tradition, a duty, and a care;
a sort of hereditary obligation upon the town". 1,140 more words

"You will fail. That's inevitable. It's what you do with it."

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Book Review: The Blind Assassin

Breakfasts, picnics, ocean voyages, costume balls, newspapers, boating on the river. Such items do not assort very well with tragedy. But in life, a tragedy is not one long scream. 546 more words


An Imprisoned Female Sexuality.

Sex and Sexuality in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’. 

"There are things in that paper that nobody knows but me,
 or ever will".

Published in 1892, ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ is an example of American feminist literature. 1,322 more words


Girlhood Interrupted: Identity, Femininity and Anxiety in the 'Alice' Books.

The struggle for identity in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass.

"She generally gave herself very good advice though 
she seldom ever followed it". 1,592 more words

Top Ten Tuesday - Female Literary Leads

Hello hello and welcome to another week of Top Ten Tuesday. The ladies at The Broke and the Bookish are still on their July break so today’s theme is another left to the individual blogger. 730 more words