Elena Ferrante: ‘Even today, after a century of feminism, we can’t fully be ourselves’ | Curio

Elena Ferrante: ‘Even today, after a century of feminism, we can’t fully be ourselves’

4 mins | Apr 6, 2018

"Not only is female power suffocated but also, for the sake of peace and quiet, we suffocate ourselves." "Is it possible that you don’t know even one bitch?”, “I know some, of course. But, all things considered, I’m on their side.” Elena Ferrante, writing in the Guardian, describes the difficulty judging other women in a world where the standards of female behaviour are set by men.

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From The Guardian