Tag Archives : Elena Ferrante

News

The Wednesday Five: Women Making a Difference

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five, we pay homage to our own popular series "Women Making a Difference" with stories that are getting lots of traffic around the web about five groundbreaking women of our time—Elena Ferrante, Steffi Graf, Dr. Barabara Ross-Lee, Oprah Winfrey, and Gloria Steinem.
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News

The Wednesday Five

By Women's Voices For Change
Elena Ferrante on the conclusion of her Neapolitan novels, the ‘It’s On Us’ campaign aims to stop campus sexual assault, a two-week experiment in giving up refined sugar yields positive results, Steffi Graf as women’s tennis unconquerable force, and a splendid list of fall 2015 movies for grown-ups.
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Books

Book Review: The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

By Eleanor Foa Dienstag
By Eleanor Foa Dienstag

Not since Doris Lessing's autobiographical Martha Quest series, have I read a book so intensely focused on the inner complexities of what it is to be a modern woman as well as the contradictory emotions—love, jealousy, competitiveness, compassion—of female friendship.

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