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How Women See How Male Authors See Them

The canon is lousy with authors who yearn to be admired for their sensitivity to the full range of female personhood, be that personhood luscious, pert, or swelling coyly against a sheer camisole. These are writerly men confident that they’ve nailed women’s psyches, all because of how single-mindedly they want to nail women.

Read more on the ridiculousness that ensues when bookish men perform interest in women’s inner lives out of a misbegotten sense of nobility. 









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