“Modernity” – its electricity, instant communications, machines, firepower, and medicines, including especially birth control – is what has been most responsible for the end of restrictive millennia-old roles allotted to women, and that process is ongoing.
I remember thinking also that I had gone to great lengths to write the women well (particularly the French women, who in our “Anglo-Saxon” literature are too often caricatured as nutcases, fiends, deviants, or “exotic”), and she had zeroed in on a man.
The best route to follow as a writer is always to be genuine. You will never please everyone. Let the reader chips fall where they may.
The notion of this president being defeated for re-election by a woman is simply delicious.
In 1820, thirty year old James Fenimore Cooper was challenged by his wife to do what he claimed he could do…
As you may know yesterday was International Women’s Day. Being a man, I thought I should best be “quiet.” My
I read none of my Conventions manuscript yesterday beyond glimpsing its cover on Instagram and here in my post about
The highly regarded political polling and prediction site FiveThirtyEight reported the other day that if only men voted, Republican nominee
On Saturday morning I wrote how friends from Alaska (I was a student at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks briefly in
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