Posts Tagged: Violette Leduc
To write is to be liberate oneself. Untrue. To write is to change nothing.
Writing for the Guardian, Rafia Zakaria tells us about Violette Leduc: discovered by Simone de Beauvoir and published by Albert Camus, Leduc, the sexually explicit lesbian feminist, was largely unread even in her prime though has always been critically hailed, and her situation today is not much different....more
Tom Roberge, over at Lit Hub, tells the story of Violette Leduc’s lost Thérèse and Isabelle, a novel centering around a lesbian relationship, newly republished with a new translation and unabridged by the Feminist Press. Leduc’s works are distressingly hard to find in English, so we’re more than happy to see Leduc receiving a much-needed reexamination....more