Rachel (aka La Grande Rachel aka Mademoiselle Rachel aka Rachel Félix) (with Allison Epstein)

My name is Ann, joined this week by Allison, to talk about a tits out women who only needs one name: RACHEL.

References:

Tragic Muse: Rachel of the Comédie-Francaise by Rachel H. Brownstein

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/09571558211045052

https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/rachel-eliza-rachel-felix

https://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/6068-felix-elisa-rachel

As mentioned in the episode, here are images of Rachel’s tomb

And here is Wikimedia Commons’s page of images of Rachel, almost entirely in various togas, her signature look.

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Scandaliciousness

Schemieness

Significance

Sexism

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Total Score:

26

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