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Category Archives: Feminist Literature

International Women’s Day Inspiration

Today is International Women’s Day and I’ve been inspired by Whispering Gums to think of texts by women which have inspired me.  I’m busy today, running off to a Ballarat … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 5 Comments

The Female Eunuch – 40 years later

2010 was the 40th anniversary of Germaine Greer’s The Female Eunuch. I decided to use the occasion to re-read the book and write a post about my thoughts. That was … Continue reading

March 21, 2011 · 5 Comments

Kristel Thornell – Night Street

 Kristel Thornell’s Night Street is a fictitious imagining of the life of tonalist painter Clarice Beckett. Released this year after winning the 2009 Australian/Vogel award the novel is commonly viewed … Continue reading

December 23, 2010 · 4 Comments

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The latest of the Warner Brother’s Harry Potter films is out (for those of you under rocks). This year’s instalment is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the last book … Continue reading

November 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

Kate Jennings – Trouble

Kate Jennings’s first poetry collection, Come To Me My Melancholy Baby, was published in 1975. I picked it up 22 years later in an antique shop in Bright, Victoria. I … Continue reading

May 23, 2010 · 5 Comments

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