Re: RARA-AVIS: Racism and misogyny

From: Robert Elkin (
Date: 12 Nov 2005

She's no termagant. You want to see one of them, see Goodis's women. Rob

--- Marc Seals <> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From:
> every single one of them has some kind of evil
> witch or wicked stepmother in it. and lemme
> tellya, these bitches are loathsome
> True, but (like the best femmes fatales) they are
> NOT weak. They are living, breathing bitches that
> make men crawl for their sadistic whims. In other
> words, they are the antithesis of the swooning
> females who so often populated the Victorian-era
> fiction.
> My female students either loath Brigid for being an
> evil termagint, or they love her for being strong.
> They feel the same toward Lady Brett Ashley....
> ~Marc
> [Non-text portions of this message have been
> removed]

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