Lessons in Resistance: The Handmaid’s Tale

(April 6, 2017; Erin Blakemore, JSTOR Daily): “Red robes are so hot right now — if you’re a protester in the know. Recently, women clad in robes described in The Handmaid’s Tale descended on the Texas Senate to protest abortion-related bills. The seminal Margaret Atwood novel feels all too relevant in a time of dystopic ‘debate’ over the worth of women. But for Elisabeth Hansot, it also contains a message of resistance — one that could explain its resonance with modern-day protesters….”

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