But MacLane’s apparent egotism may have been more complex. As Literary Scholar Patricia Meyer Spacks pointed out, in a time and place bent on marginalizing women, asserting herself was a form of resistance. Insisting on being someone — and a fabulous someone at that, in a culture that wants to diminish you — was truly radical.
Thanks for sharing this! Another badass woman that had lived her life at the only way she knew and if the end of her life wans’t the most rich and easy, the important thing is not the ned but the way she was brave to go against her society and have lived the way she had chosen!