How to Be a Feminist in History
The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 38d with Heather Rose Jones
So you want your historic character to be a feminist. What does that mean? How early can we find women expressing opinions about gender equality and what did they think it looked like? What would your historic feminist’s blind spots be? What arguments and evidence would she bring to the table?
In this episode we talk about:
- Christine de Pisan
- Excerpts from: Christine de Pizan (trans by Earl Jeffrey Richards). 1982. The Book of the City of Ladies. Persea Books, New York.
- Moderata Fonte (Modesta di Pozzo)
- Excerpts from: Fonte, Moderata (trans by Virginia Cox). 2018. The Merits of Women (Wherein is Revealed Their Nobility and Their Superiority to Men). The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
- Marie de Gournay
- Excerpt from: Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
- Olympe de Gouges
- Mary Wollstonecraft
- Excerpts from: A Vindication of the Rights of Women (Project Gutenberg)
- A transcript of this podcast is available here.
Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online
- Website: http://alpennia.com/lhmp
- Blog: http://alpennia.com/blog
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Links to Heather Online
- Website: http://alpennia.com
- Email: Heather Rose Jones
- Twitter: @heatherosejones
- Facebook: Heather Rose Jones (author page)
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