Before Virginia Woolf, There Was Lola Ridge


At The New Republic, Terese Svoboda discusses “the forgotten feminism of Lola Ridge,” a radical poet who she says paved the way for feminist writers like Woolf with her 1919 speech “Women and Creative Will.”

Katie O'Brien is an English major at Cornell University, where she writes for kitsch magazine, DJs for a rock station, and complains about the cold. Find her on Twitter @abluekite. More from this author →