[LMB] OT: off topic (ish) Female Heroes
francis.turner at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 19:53:06 BST 2008
Swallows and Amazons is c.1930 isn't it? That beats most of the other
heroines mentioned apart from ancient gods.
Is Gaudy Night late 1920s or early 1930s? Late 1930s methinks.
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 8:34 PM, queenortart <queenortart at gmail.com> wrote:
> I feel so much better - I was obviously just having a brain drain. I blame
> the sugar intake from the jelly babies!
> Nancy Blackett - I so wanted to be her, and Jo Bettany, and Dinah from the
> adventure novels. And you given me a load of new stuff to look at! I love
> this list.
> So who were the earliest written heroines then?
> "I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom."
> Thomas Carlyle
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