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Bring female artists out of storage

Marginalisation of women from the canon is not just a problem in literature - but in displayed artwork too

from BuzzFeed

12 Writers On The Women Authors Who Inspired Them

In a modern culture that is adrift, it is good to be reminded of the true, the good and the beautiful. Each week it is my humble privilege to offer one selection from an indispensable canon of essa…

from Brain Pickings

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

Famous authors pinpoint their favorite books

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17 Essays by Female Writers That Everyone Should Read

A sample of female-authored works in an effort to highlight quality literature produced by women

from the Guardian

Comedy needs more female writers, says Veep's Armando Iannucci

Comedy needs more female writers, says Veep's Armando Iannucci -- undervaluing or devaluing of women's creative output in the modern age

from the Guardian

The 10 best female pioneers

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) Writer, feminist and philosopher, first woman to articulate the gap between the rights of man and rights of women. In 1792 she wrote her book, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, which is still a powerful tract today. Her daughter, of course, was Mary Shelley, the famous author of Frankenstein

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24 Photos Of Famous Authors When They Were Coming Of Age

F. Scott Fitzgerald 25 rare pictures of authors in their early years

from The Virginia Woolf Blog

Virginia Woolf’s Strange Treatment to Cure Her Mental Illness

"Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack." Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) Author