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Virago: Changing the World One Page at a Time

Synopsis
Documentary telling the story of publishing house Virago Press, which dared to set itself apart to champion women’s literature in an industry dominated in the 1970s by men. [59 minutes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2016
Subjects
Literature; Women’s studies
Keywords
feminism; novelists; publishers; publishing industry; women in business; women writers; women’s emancipation; women’s groups

Online availability

URI
https://store.bbc.com/virago-changing-the-world-one-page-at-a-time
Price
£1.89 [£2.49 HD]
Delivery
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Credits

Director
Clare Whalley
Contributor
Alexandra Pringle; Carmen Calil; Harriet Spicer; Lennie Goodings; Margaret Atwood; Maya Angelou; Naomi Wolf; Sarah Dunant; Sarah Waters; Ursula Owen

Production Company

Name

What Larks! Productions

Distributor

Name

BBC Store

Web
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Notes
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