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    Leanne Phillips is a writer, a feminist, and a historian. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Kelp Journal, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Rumpus. She has an MFA in fiction from the University of California at Riverside, Palm Desert. Leanne is the Books Editor for GXRL. She lives on California’s Central Coast where she spends her time working on her first novel, reading good books, and beachcombing.

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    Books: The Waiting Is the Hardest Part: Agency in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

    Some years ago, I read an essay that criticizes the women in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice for sitting around waiting for things to...

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    Books: The Waiting Is the Hardest Part: Agency in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

    Some years ago, I read an essay that criticizes the women in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice for sitting around waiting for things to...

    Books: Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am by Julia Cooke

    In this age of virtual independence (and dependence), one can travel the world with the click of a button. Over the past year and...

    Body Positivity, Twitter, and Valerie Bertinelli

    It all started with a health and diet segment on The Today Show, a show I rarely watch, but maybe because I was missing...

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    Here I go again. Writing about a woman author who became nameless through no fault of her own. It’s kind of my thing, and...

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