Literature

Depiction of women in the society

Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron and Machiavelli, The Mandrake elucidate on the female representations as a form of medieval notions of female sexuality. Some of the commonly known authors of this time include Italian forerunners such as Giovanni Boccaccio, Antonio Manetti, and Machievelli, among others. Women in the society that most of the works of the aforementioned authors are […]

Famous Figures: Emma Goldman

Born in 27th June, 1869, Emma Goldman, a native Lithuanian and daughter to Abraham Goldman, migrated to America in 1885 to ‘work in apparel companies’, camouflaging her real reason for fleeing which was forced marriage (Gornick 69). Little did she know that the setting would seal her fate of developing anarchical beliefs and turning into the activist she […]