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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". 1,594 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

Chick Lit By Rhiannon McGavin

Disclaimer: I adore her. I hold an extremely biased view when it comes to her work. Which you can find here (youtube), here (official website) and… 735 more words

Poem? Poem?

Women in Lit: Fine Reading, Fulfills Requirements

Germantown, ENGL208, Summer 2

Have fun exploring the work of famous writers such as Mary Shelley, Sojourner Truth, Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Maya Angelou, Virginia Woolf, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alice Walker, and Amy Tan. 63 more words



For my remediation piece, I chose to work with a research paper I wrote for my ENGL110 course freshman year. For this particular piece, we had to generate our own data. 53 more words


The Gothic Romance and Women as Foils

Marie Mulvey Roberts states that from the eighteenth century Gothic writing was viewed in gendered terms (Mulvey Roberts, p. 53), and the Gothic Romance novel proved to become a popular subgenre of Gothic literature during the reign of Queen Victoria. 2,001 more words

Gothic Literature

Absent Women

One of the key elements of a Gothic text is the use of characters who are discussed without being physically present. This blog will examine the role that absent women have played in controlling the plots of… 2,067 more words

Gothic Literature