Be quiet. Be still.
Don’t be loud, don’t not-give-a-fuck, don’t be sexual. Don’t criticise, voice concern, or surpass men.
Or be sexual, and be slut-shamed. 324 more words
Some writers need to be defended from their foes. Jane Austen needs to be defended from her friends, for the most part. Giles Coren’s Times… 1,033 more words
Giles Coren really doesn’t like Jane Austen, and has gone as far as to make a documentary saying so.
Critic Giles has made a documentary, entitled I Hate Jane Austen, all about his dislike for the famed author, with celeb friends attempting to prove his opinion is entirely wrong. 318 more words
If an alien came down tomorrow and read Decanter magazine, he or she (or perhaps some new completely unthought of sex from the Alpha Centauri), would never guess that the subject being written about was not only meant to be fun but was in fact an intoxicant. 733 more words
I see this morning that there’s a Twitter squall going on with regard to Lucy Worsley’s grammar. Today’s the day that the new Jane Austen tenners come into circulation, and Dr Worsley tweeted that “she and me” would be on television talking about it (Worsley doing most of the talking, one assumes). 293 more words