Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

This is wrong in so many ways...

mevennen and oursin have already posted about this article:

She agreed, however, that there was some truth in their comments. "Women do focus on the domestic because that reflects the truth of their lives."

Firstly, which women writers were they reading? I mean Mary Gentle's novels are so focused on the domestic. Not! Most women work and have lives outside the home, even married ones with children. And anyway, domestic does not equal trivial. Yet again the male and overtly public/adventurous is valued more highly than the private and personal. Sigh...

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