I have some friends who are also girls, but do not share my feminist views. It is perfectly okay with me that we don’t agree, I have no problem being…Read More Fight Club – Our Feminist Stories
No poem is intended for the reader, no picture for the beholder, no symphony for the listener. Walter Benjamin I don’t think that it has been fully acknowledged, or even…Read More The Act of Creation and Its Artifact
2003 marked the centenary of George Orwell’s birth, an anniversary preluded by Christopher Hitchens’ welcome eulogy, Why Orwell Matters (2002), and consolidated by two new biographies from Gordon Bowker and…Read More 1984: George Orwell Minitruths and Maxiluv
How does one forge an individual self when one exists in the world primarily as an idea for others? That is, what happens when one’s deeper cultural identity has been…Read More Israel and Palestine, a night with A.B. Yehoshua
Fairy tales are one of the most traditional forms of storytelling. Based on folklore and legends from various cultures, they bring together magical lands and brave characters to face an…Read More Can fairy tales be feminist?