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Erotic Literature; A Platform for Feminism

Erotic Literature; A Platform for Feminism

  Recently I took to re-watching the TV show Mad Men, which takes place primarily in the ‘60’s in Manhattan. One aspect of the show that makes it so enjoyable – but often so difficult – to watch is the way it calls out the sexism of the time period by portraying strong female leads...
The Place of Women in Autobiography and Memoir

The Place of Women in Autobiography and Memoir

At the end of every school term, we get pestered with email after email requesting the same thing: please fill out your course evaluations! Usually, unless allotted time during lectures, I do not take the ten minutes required to fill out the online survey filled with boring “scale of one to ten” questions. I’m all...
Interview with Laura Bitterlich - Author of Shapeshifters Part 2

Interview with Laura Bitterlich – Author of Shapeshifters Part 2

I sat down to have an interview with Shapeshifters author Laura Bitterlich, who is an accomplished writer in Germany. At just nineteen, she is a published author and an intelligent thinker of various social issues including gender and sexuality. Her writing is mature, well-thought out and gripping. Focusing her energies on the genre of fantasy,...