Elizabeth “Lizzie” Siddal: from muse to wicked witch


Elizabeth “Lizzie” Siddal: from muse to wicked witch. Beauty and savoir-faire are not always a virtue for women, it sometimes provoke bad results in the approach with men. Often, the woman-object, treated like a toy, represents a presence that is useful only for men’s pleasure. The characteristic who transform a beautiful woman in an object […]

26 Settembre 2019

Virginia Woolf: the pioneer of feminism


LoWomen, who have recklessly challenged the bigoted thought of the period, were those who have, first of all, the characteristics of high intellect. In the Nineteenth century the revolution that was put into effect, was strictly cultural and intellectual. But how it could be happened? Documented by many texts of the period, the society was […]

15 Gennaio 2018

Femininity at the end of XIX century


Women have always had problems with their social condition that surely conducted them to afford with pain and difficulties life and choices. They represent the weak link of the humanity, with their sensitive nature and are always in opposition to the male sex that is the cause of restrictions, limitations and fears. A big literature […]

13 Gennaio 2018