Friday, March 25, 2005

Guardian Unlimited Books | News | Belittled women

Belittled women

The editors of a prestigious collection of new writing say most of the submissions from women were dull, 'disappointingly domestic' and 'depressed as hell'. AL Kennedy asks why we are so obsessed with an author's gender, Yvonne Roberts suggests that women writers do lack ambition, and Jane Rogers argues that some of the best fiction is domestic

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