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Ivy Compton-Burnett: More Women Than Men

”It is a foolish theory that a man should not give his life to teaching girls,” said Josephine. ”A woman would not be ashamed of teaching boys; and the two things are just the same.” ”They may be said to be the opposite of each other,” said Simon. ”But I am of your mind, my […]

Kirjaluotsi Compton-Burnett Ivy, Iso-Britannia, Pushkin Press, Ulkomainen kaunokirjallisuus 13/09/2021 2 kommenttia 6 min lukuaika Lue lisää
E. M. Forster: A Room with a View | Klassikkohaaste 13

”[…] Cecil All over again. He daren’t let a woman decide. He’s the type who’s kept Europe back for a thousand years. Every moment of his life he’s forming you, telling you what’s charming or amusing or ladylike, telling you what a man thinks womanly; and you, you of all women, listen to his voice […]

Kirjaluotsi CSA Word, Forster E. M., Iso-Britannia, Ulkomainen kaunokirjallisuus 31/07/2021 14 kommenttia 6 min lukuaika Lue lisää
Megha Majumdar: A Burning

Almost one year ago I was coming to Mr. Debnath’s house for the first time. He was asking to take my interview in the street. Because – he was saying, this was his explanation – the house was being painted, so there was nowhere to sit.Rubbish. Where were the painters, the rags, the buckets, the […]

Kirjaluotsi Intia, Majumdar Megha, Simon & Schuster, Ulkomainen kaunokirjallisuus 07/02/2021 0 kommenttia 4 min lukuaika Lue lisää

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