Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Artifice of Femininity: Double Standards in The Danish Girl

There are, obviously, spoilers for the film in this post. I saw¬†The Danish Girl, the film loosely based on the real story of Lili Elbe, at the beginning of the month. But I’m only now writing this blog post, because … Continue reading

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‘There Seems To Be Some Queer Mistake’: The Film of Anne of Green Gables

When you’re feeling a bit down, what you really, really need is a coven of feminists with an encyclopaedic knowledge of YA fiction through the ages. Luckily, I have such a thing, and last year, on one of those days … Continue reading

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‘Positively Medieval’: My Talk on Imagining Unseen Women for BBC Radio 4

This Wednesday, at 8.45pm, I’m speaking on the BBC Radio 4 series¬†Four Thought. In addition to that broadcast, the programme will also be available as a podcast little later, in a longer version including questions from the audience. I’ve been … Continue reading

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