Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

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10/02/2016
by barenose
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Remember the Ladies: Elizabeth Lynn Linton

She had no children and separated from her irresponsible husband when he spent her money and interfered with her ability to write. Although she had many close female friends, she claimed to hate women “as a race,” and wrote her autobiography as The Autobiography of Christopher Kirkwood, changing herself into a male protagonist. Furthermore, with all her spite for educated women, feminism, and feminists, she had a much-loved protegee named Harriet Harraden, a university graduate and feminist writer whom Linton called “my little B.A.” Continue reading

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