On the Unconventional 19th-Century Women Who Ventured to Write Novels

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Before the 19th century, men dominated the world of creative work. But that was turned on its head when a new art form – the novel – came into being; women daringly stepped out of the bounds of conventional female roles and crossed into the public sphere as writers. This examination of “Lady Novelists” demonstrates how these women contributed to the battle of proving that women are just as capable as their male counterparts. Read full article here

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