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  • Feminist Sundays,  General Fiction

    Feminist Sundays: Mary Astell

    Feminist Sundays is a weekly meme created at Books and Reviews. The aim is simply to have a place and a time to talk about feminism and women’s issues. This is a place of tolerance, creativity, discussion, criticism and praise. Remember to keep in mind that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, although healthy discussion is encouraged. Since I am enjoying my Winter Break, this week I would like to devote my post to Mary Astell who played a key role in women’s education in the UK back in the 18th century. Name: Mary Astell Dates and place: Born in Newcastle in 1666 died in 1731. Historical period: Englightenment:…