Lana Del Rey: In Praise of a Difficult Woman

One writer’s attempt to explain Lana Del Rey’s “question for the culture”

Art Tavana
Jun 22, 2020 · 39 min read
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Lana Del Rey is the kind of pop star (and feminist) who Liz Phair said she had hoped to inspire. Del Rey would define her feminism as, “a woman who feels free enough to do whatever she wants.” It is precisely this definition of feminism that has made Del Rey such a…