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How to Own the Room, by Viv Groskop

How to Own the Room could do for public speaking what Working Girl did for women’s career dreams in the 80s: it’s a masterclass in self belief.

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Bride Wars: the feminine message hiding in plain sight

Bride Wars is not a feminist movie, but it does reveal many things about gender roles and, more specifically, what it means to be a woman. So what does it have to say about femininity?

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Feminism and gender politics in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

Long read: Feminism or fascism – which wins out in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale?

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Whose line is it, anyway? Muriel Spark’s The Driver’s Seat

Spark subverts the romantic adventure, in which boy must pursue girl and win her round through persistence.