Rhiannon Thomas

Writing about fiction from a feminist perspective

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January 31, 2013

Musicals

On Fantine

It’s difficult to know what to think of Fantine in Les Miserables. She’s a tragic figure who sings a fantastic song, but as she dies quite early in the musical, it also seems highly possible to dismiss her as a Victorian cliche. She is, to put it simply, the tragic fallen woman, who  ...

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