Mary M. Talbot


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Dr Mary Talbot is the author of the graphic novel Dotter of her Father’s Eyes (Jonathan Cape 2012), illustrated by her husband, award winning comic artist Bryan Talbot. She is an internationally acclaimed scholar who has published widely on language, gender and power, particularly in relation to media and consumer culture. Dotter is the first work she has undertaken in the graphic novel format. It went on to win the Costa Biography Award in January 2013.

Mary’s recent academic work includes a second edition of Language and Gender (Polity 2010), a book that continues to be popular with university lecturers and students worldwide. However, she’s probably still best known for her critical investigation of the “synthetic sisterhood” offered by t
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An Italian Dotter and a new French Red Virgin

Two superb new covers! The publisher of Louise Michel: La Vierge Rouge (the French edition of The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia) is putting out a soft-back edition later this year. It’s coming out in time for the … Continue reading →
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