Archives for the Date November 29th, 2018

>> If there’s a surefire way to make sure a book will be ignored by the literary old guard, it’s to print “Romance” on the spine. And the hatred isn’t about quality, since even the best-written romance novel is still tarred as unworthy of attention. That dismissal of romance as a genre is a political act. It’s about dismissing women, their sexuality, and their relationship expectations (especially those involving men). By tarring romance as inconsequential, as trash, women are denied a prime avenue for exploring themselves and their world. Meanwhile, male-focused stories about love and sexuality are heralded as literary fiction, no matter how navel-gazing or masturbatory. If that’s not political, what is?<< All Books are political, C.P. Hoffman Then Outlander by Diana Gabaldon is called science fiction and fantasy series followed by lastly romance. FML.

>> If there’s a surefire way to make sure a book will be ignored by the literary old guard, it’s to print “Romance” on the spine. And the hatred isn’t about quality, since even the best-written romance novel is still tarred as unworthy of attention. That dismissal of romance as a genre is a political […]

Clair(e)voyance: Start the binge!   4.0 soon….

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sirfrogsworth: (Sound is very much required on this…

sirfrogsworth:

(Sound is very much required on this one.)

Sometimes food is so darn tasty you gotta sing its praises.

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freundevonfreunden: Zizek Meets Abercrombie & Fitch The New…

freundevonfreunden:

Zizek Meets Abercrombie & Fitch

The New Yorker has rediscovered a 2003 Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue which reveals that the editorial team invited contemporary critical theorist Slavoj Zizek to comment on the photos they had prepared. 

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elfwreck:I’m sure it’s a wonderful tale of epic heroism and all…

elfwreck:

I’m sure it’s a wonderful tale of epic heroism and all that, but I’m just not certain I can see myself in this story.

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