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The ‘Softboiled’ Heroine

November 14, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Fed up with women being typecast as either evil femmes fatales or housetrained ingenues in traditional crime fiction? If so, come along to Margate Bookshop to learn more about Elizabeth Sanxay Holding’s The Blank Wall, a pioneering text in the tradition of domestic noir. Learn and discuss how this 1947 novel, recently republished, changed the role of women in traditional crime fiction.

In partnership with

Margate Bookshop

Contact email address

stefania.ciocia@canterbury.ac.uk

Booking required?

Yes


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Date:
November 14
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/domestic-noir-and-the-softboiled-heroine-tickets-66818853991

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Description for print
Fed up with women being typecast as either evil femmes fatales or housetrained ingenues in traditional crime fiction? Time to read and discuss Elizabeth Sanxay Holding’s The Blank Wall, a pioneering text in the tradition of domestic noir.
Is booking required?
Yes
If your event is part of a series, please put the series title here
Telling Secrets: HIdden Margate
Contact email address
stefania.ciocia@canterbury.ac.uk
Event partners
Margate Bookshop
Region
South East
City/town
Margate
Accessibility information
The event will be held upstairs in the bookshop. Please be aware that there is no disabled access. For further accessibility information please contact the venue.
Image copyright information
Persephone Books

Venue

The Margate Bookshop
2 Market Place
Margate, Kent CT9 IER United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
The event will be held upstairs in the bookshop. Please be aware that there is no disabled access. For further accessibility information please contact the venue.
Phone:
01843 639660
Website:
https://www.www.themargatebookshop.com