Monthly Archives: April 2011

Austen vs. Eyre: A Jane Showdown

‘Jane Eyre’ movie rekindles Austen vs. Bronte, the battle of the bonnets By Monica Hesse, The Washington Post, March 17, 2011 Enough with the empire waistlines, the sparkly dialogue, the pride, the prejudice, the Colin Firth trudging out of the … Continue reading

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Voice of a female journalist from the 1930s

An hour with Lotta Dempsey: a journalist and columnist who practiced her craft at a time when working for a newspaper was not considered a ‘ladylike’ profession. Growing up among the “Famous Five,” she got her start at the Edmonton … Continue reading

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