apropos Foremothers

The core problem of lacking foremothers might simply be this: it’s even more difficult for a woman than for a man to say: i want to become a writer i want to become an artist i  want   – i can? Believing in creative powers, believing them to be strong enough to be taken seriously;…

Men are all brothers … ?!

Yesterday I read a bit about Oulipo. While reading I discovered this beautifully arranged picture of a part of the group, but couldn’t help noticing that there weren’t any women around … (I am, after all, on a quest  for literary foremothers). In A Room of One’s Own Virginia Woolf writes: “we think back through our mothers…