[LMB] new Bujold podcast interview up at Smart Bitches

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Sat Jun 12 06:31:07 BST 2021



Am 12.06.2021 um 04:02 schrieb Beatrice Otter via Lois-Bujold:
> ---- On Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:15:08 -0700 Matthew George
> <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote ----
> 
> I object to characterizing AoT as a "trashy book".  Good podcast,
> though.
> 
> Beatrice Otter:
> 
> Part of the point of the podcast (and the blog that spawned it) is to
> break down stigma and ideas about what sorts of books are "trashy",
> which is an adjective disproportionately levied against books by,
> for, and about women. Their mainstay is talking about romance novels,
> the genre that's practically synonymous with "trashy."

might that gender attribution be an english language thing? at least in 
the german language "Schundliteratur" (trash literature) hits things 
suppoasedly mostly read by males (like SF and comic books) just as well ..

servus

markus


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