Reader's Notes - Women Writers Reviewed

All the kerfuffle about Jonathan Franzen's Freedom and the accompanying perception of sexism in some circles of literary journalism turns out (again) to be founded -- at least statistically, according to VIDA (Women in the Literary Arts.)  Meghan O'Rourke nicely breaks down the numbers and offers some analysis and reflection in her piece in Slate.  The question seems to be reduced that age-old question of canon -- who takes part in that conversation about what is considered "important" literature.

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