- “Bad Women”: When Women Break the Rules
“Bad Women”: When Women Break the Rules
What is a “bad” woman? What is the role of a “bad woman” in historical narratives, national histories, and familial stories? How can stories of sex and desire shift assumptions and cultural expectations of womanhood? These contemporary writers depict the private lives of women caught in the crosshairs of history.
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