Selfish, grumpy, unkind? That’s my sort of woman | Curio

Selfish, grumpy, unkind? That’s my sort of woman

10 mins | Jun 26, 2020

This type of literary heroine acts as a blast of fresh air. What happens when women are supposed to be civil, and a woman behaves uncivilly? Author and academic Ellana Savagels explores for Psyche magazine why a female lead character that defies all expectations offers a much-needed change of pace in a still surprisingly conservative literary spectrum.

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