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A Powerful Sorceress Becomes an Ugly Old Hag

Dubravka Ugrešić’s novel ‘Baba Yaga Laid an Egg’ teaches us about the mythological legacy of ageism in contemporary society

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More than a decade after its publishing, Dubravka Ugrešić’s book is still relevant: Baba Yaga Laid an Egg (2007) criticises how we reduce humans — and in particular women — to their…

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Denisa Vitova

Denisa Vitova

Literature and Linguistics graduate, MA in Creative Writing. Published by The London Magazine, Ambit, Firewords, The Moth and other. Now works in Swiss media.