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Hilary Burden

'New for a Hundred Years' by Hilary Burden

October 1994, no. 165 01 October 1994
Asked to write about the notion of being a New Woman, I was reminded of Virginia Woolf’s peroration, delivered by Pamela Rabe in A Room of One’s Own: ‘It is fatal for anyone who writes to think of their sex.’ I should sign off now then. Accept a quick defeat and review my career. For women’s magazines are gender concentrate. I did, however, dust off my women’s library. A library of w ... (read more)