Author: Sriparna Dutta

Empowerment, Feminism and the Hardyian Fallacy

Reading Time: 26 minutesThomas Hardy’s heroines are not victims of sexual anesthesia. Sue is quite defiant in her stating her sexual preferences and never hesitates to be vocal about it. What is unique about Hardy is that his mainstream heroines come close to becoming emancipated women, liberated both in thoughts and actions but towards the end, the writer […]