Quirky History: Kick-Ass Women Throughout History

On August 18, 2016, I published the following post on Quirk Books.

Quirky History: Kick-Ass Women Throughout History

Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797)

August 18 marks the anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. What’s the big deal with the Nineteenth Amendment? It gives American women the right to vote! To celebrate this victory we here at Quirk Books would like to introduce you to some kick-ass women throughout history whose legacy lives on long after they passed away.

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In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return.

The Astonishing Authorship of Aphra Behn

On July 23, 2015, I posted the following on Book Riot.

The Astonishing Authorship of Aphra Behn

B2002.15Aphra Behn (1640–1689) is the first woman in the Western world known to have made her living as a writer. In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf states that all women who earn their living writers owe a debt of gratitude to Aphra Behn.

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In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return.