Posts Tagged: jill lepore

What to Read When You Want to Feel Thankful

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Kick off the holiday season with a list of books that Rumpus editors are thankful for!

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The Saturday Rumpus Interview with Noah Berlatsky

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Noah Berlatsky on his new book, Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Martson/Peter Comics, blogging, and reconciling feminism and bondage.

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What’s Changed

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Two years from now, Wonder Woman will appear in her first live action movie. But can a feminist superhero born in 1941 represent women’s issues in 2016? Wonder Woman’s debt is to feminism. She’s the missing link in a chain of events that begins with the woman-suffrage campaigns of the nineteen-tens and ends with the […]

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The Day The Newspaper Died

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The New Yorker‘s Jill Lepore on the birth of the newspapers and the current newspaper death watch. Lepore places the newspaper in context of early American political struggle and how even Thomas Jefferson had his doubts about “the unbounded liberty of the press.” She also has this to say, “Some struggles never end. And it’s […]

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