The club likes series
Here’s the 2nd part of our selection of women and their works in the fields of political activism, film and literature.
- Leslie Kern
writer of the book ‘Feminist City, Claiming Space in a Man-Made World‘ Verso Books, 2019
- Callie Khouri (b. 1957)
wrote the screenplay for the movie ‘Thelma & Louise‘ (1991)
- Patti Smith (b. 1946)
wrote a memoir called ‘M Train‘ (2015)
- Sappho (c. 590 BCE)
was a Greek poet from the island of Lesbos and known for her lyric poetry. She is the first woman writer to appear in the written archive of Western letters
- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977)
Writer of the Novel ‘Americanah‘ (2013)
- Olympe de Gouges (1748-1793)
Author of the ‘Declaration of the Rights of Woman’ (1791), written in response to the 1789 ‘Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen’, which is a human civil rights document from the French Revolution.
- Maya Angelou (1928-2014)
was a writer and poet. She wrote 7 autobiographies, the first being ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings‘ (1969)