Posts Tagged: Sigal Samuel

Subverting Sexism

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For Electric Literature, Sigal Samuel suggests that reading sexist male writes is “compulsory for women writers,” as sexist works can “give insight into the history and logic of sexism”:  If reading sexist male writers is recommended for women readers, it’s downright compulsory for women writers. We need to be intimately aware of that language, need to […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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In “Hunting For The Little Prince,” Sigal Samuel invites us to tag along as she pursues the real-life inspiration for the blonde-haired protagonist of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s famous children’s book. No spoilers, but this particular missing person search ends happily. Then, in the Sunday Essay, Rob Roberge tackles his demons and the continuing fallout from […]

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