Ann Radcliffe and the female Gothic genre

One of the most challenging and rewarding courses I’ve taken is on Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823). Regarded as the principal creator of the female Gothic genre, Radcliffe is credited as establishing a standard and new formula for Gothic fiction which earned it great respect and a larger readership. Patriarchal authority and institutions were challenged and examined in the Female Gothic. Unlike male writers such as…

The single story

Chimamanda Adichie is a novelist originally from Kenya. In this clip, she talks about the danger of listening to a single story about a culture or a country, and about how she found her authentic voice.

Day 2

So far, I’ve spent yesterday and today trying to build this website/blog. Check out the links pages. There’s already over a hundred links to different resources for writers and readers.