A firebrand activist for women’s rights, her novels espoused truths that made her hugely unpopular with the government.
Essays On Air: Joan of Arc, our one true superhero.
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Joan of Arc has been depicted as a national heroine, nationalist symbol, a rebellious heretic and a goodly saint. Forget Wonder Woman and Batman – Jeanne d’Arc may be our one and only true superhero.
Positive gesturing aside, Disney hasn’t changed much since its first feature film – except it’s now very, very rich.