Re: BRITTEN, Theosophy, Blavatsky, and use of pseudonyms
Dec 24, 2010 09:37 AM
--- In email@example.com, Drpsionic@... wrote:
> The use of pen names was far more common in the 19th century than it is now
> for a whole bunch of reasons that no longer exist any more.
> Chuck the Heretic
Reason #1?-- Women writing under male names to give authority to their writings that would be denied them on the basis of gender. But if Chevalier Louis is undoubtedly our Emma in some ways... whose fictionalized portrait is he? Several prototypes compete for plausibility.
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