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Vigdis Hjorth’s novel, Is Mother Dead, translated by Charlotte Barslund, interrogates the cultural expectations placed on ‘woman’ and ‘mother’, and offers a stark and powerful addition to the growing body of ‘motherhood’ texts, writes Kathryn Cutler-MacKenzie.
Read More “Is Mother Dead by Vigdis Hjorth – a rich, compelling and unsettling read”
In this striking essay, Selin Genc reviews Ewa Majewska’s ‘Feminist Antifascism’, and considers Majewska’s inspirational arguments for a “flexible, inclusive and inventive” feminism in the context of recent events in Turkey.
Read More “Feminist Antifascism: Counterpublics of the Common by Ewa Majewska – envisioning a new feminist resistance”
In her new book, Katherine Angel explores the nuances and complexities of consent, female desire, and vulnerability in a post #MeToo world, and asks whether explicit consent really does make sex good again.
Read More “Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again: an interview with Katherine Angel”
Vivian Gornick’s latest collection of essays on literature, culture and feminism demonstrates the power of the voice in personal journalism.
Read More “Taking A Long Look: an exhilarating journey through Vivian Gornick’s criticism”
Rym Kechacha reviews Joseph Andras’ powerful novel, Tomorrow They Won’t Dare To Murder Us, and considers the impact of colonial violence and fights for independence around the world today.
Read More “Tomorrow They Won’t Dare To Murder Us by Joseph Andras & translated by Simon Leser”