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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Women Who Write About Their Feelings and Lives
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'In her groundbreaking 1988 study of women’s biography Writing a Woman’s Life, literary scholar Carolyn Heilbrun wrote:

Feminist criticism, scholarship, and theory have gone further in the last two decades than I, even in my most intense time of hope, could have envisioned. Yet I find myself today profoundly worried about the dissemination of these important new ideas to the general body of women.'  (Introduction)

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  • Epigraph:

    ‘To whom should I complain? Did I tell this, who would believe me?’
    — Isabella, Act II, Scene 4, William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

    What would happen if one woman told the truth about
    her life?
    The world would split open
    — Muriel Rukeyser, ‘Kathe Kollwitz’

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