Sacred music, music by Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, or a Baroque festival?
In time, I’ve come to realize that we Western women occasionally tend to chatter, bluster, and blather to our own detriment — doesn’t talking less and riding out awkward silences allow us to better hear ourselves? And yet most of the Czech women I know seem to have inherited a certain fortitude wrought of historical struggle — a National Revival, two worlds wars, 40 years of communism — that while mistaken for haughtiness, truly sets them apart.
Employed full-time under legal obligation and responsible for a family, this was their grandmothers’ and mothers’ task under socialism while feminism was a lark for bored, middle-class American housewives. Ferber, professor of women’s studies at the University of Illinois writes in her essay “Women in the Czech Republic: Feminism Czech Style” that today’s Czech woman has inherited a “striking mixture of strong family values with a firm attachment to the labor market, a sense of personal efficiency, and considerable independence.” She’s homemaker, breadwinner, and proud of it.
All “isms” aside, Czech women still have something I don’t and, frankly, it can be intimidating.
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