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Hallet, Mary and Marilyn Davis. FIRING THE HEATHER: The Life and Times of Nellie McClung. 1994. Fifth House, Canada.

“The phrase [fire the heather] is a Scottish agricultural term that means getting rid of the old crop, so that new growth may begin.” Catherine Kerrigan, Edinburgh University Someone recently said that ´feminism´ had become invisible and even the word … Continue reading

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