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Misogyny and schadenfreude: 500 years of treating female artists badly

I plan on using two big words today, and that’s two more than I’d use on a normal day. Of course, on a normal day most of my words just have the four letters in them, so it may not be that big of a stretch.

Here it goes anyway. The two words we’ll be talking about today are “Misogyny” and “schadenfreude”. See, I told you they were big words. They are also indicative of some serious issues in the world, some that have been around for centuries.

Now, just so that this old article of mine doesn’t go on forever (even though it will seem like it does), we’re going to really be talking about those two words as if they are combined.… Read the rest

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