Margaret Gullette

Margaret Morganroth Gullette is the author of Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People (2018)which won both the MLA Prize for Independent Scholars and the APA’s Denmark Award for Contributions to Women and Aging. Gullette’s previous books—Agewise and Declining to Decline—also won awards, and many of her essays have been cited as “notable” in Best American Essays. She is a Resident Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University. 

  • Passion Is Contagious, Part 1 October 9, 2013 by Margaret Morganroth Gullette - The sex scene in the film Still Mine (2013) made me want to get in the sack with my husband. We haven’t been married as long as the fictional couple in question, who have racked up over 60 years together.
  • Passion Is Contagious, Part 2 October 7, 2013 by Margaret Morganroth Gullette - I try to see current movies featuring old actors whenever the actors are famous for their art, or the writing and direction promise to offer us real news about later life. Sometimes—often—I am disappointed. Producers choose sentimental, implausible or burlesque