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“An Early Women’s Rights Advocate”

The following is an excerpted conversation between Sally Morley, one of the principles of Reverberation, The Novel, and Lucy McDougal, a supporting character. Lucy is patterned after early 19th-century reformers such as Fanny Wright and the Grimke sisters. These women … Continue reading

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“Rights”

Thousands gather in Tahrir Square Fifty of them female. Heads covered and heads bare The women meet so they can rail. “Stop harassment. We want our rights.” Their shouts are loud and true. Hordes of bullies start their fights And persecution … Continue reading

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