For I’m sure I’ll just swoon any second now. That’s what we lady writers do. Sentimental-that’s what we are, apparently. No woman writer is ‘the literary match’ of a certain (and I use this term loosely) gentleman. For as we are not the head of a household, this comes across in our utterly feeble and inferior writings. Apparently, so obivious are our deficiencies, that within a paragraph or two of reading, Naipaul can tell whether or not it was written by a woman.
Are we doing something wrong? Should we make it more evident that we are lady writers?
Periods! How about those tampons, girls, am i right?
Miss Austen wrote that angry people are not always wise, but statements like the ones made my Naipaul make half of the population pretty angry. Although since we’re sooo sentimental, perhaps we should just get upset instead.
Maybe we should just go over into this corner and cry under our parasols because we are so totally eclipsed by his majesty and then talk about our feelings as we eat cake.
jane might not have been a Nobel Prize winner, but lets see whose books are still on the Classics shelves in 200 years time. The hearts and minds of the entire world, generation after generation for two centuries can only be captured by a truly superior writer.
My money’s on Miss Austen, but until the bet is settled, I’ll just get back to my tea party, shall I?
Wow, those bras ladies- they’re pretty crazy. What’s up with them?
CHAPTERHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY
Presents open-air garden theatre UK and Ireland 2011, at some of the most beautiful venues the UK and Ireland have to offer. Included in these, is an adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility by Laura Turner!
Chapterhouse Theatre Company is touring five wonderful new productions across the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland, from June to Septemnber 2011. In a season of magical, mysterious and romantic characters, Chapterhouse is performing some of the best-loved stories of literature. They pride themselves on producing accessible, traditional but innovative shows that have entertained thousands of theatregoers throughout the UK and Ireland.
“played to perfection” Worthing Herald 2011
‘Don’t miss…the perfect evening’ The Daily Express
We ourselves, as cultured Janeites, visted Chapterhouse’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice earlier this year. We thought it to be a wonderful performance, and a truly brilliant night out. Get yourselves down to an upcoming performance, and you are guaranteed to enjoy yourselves on a fine summer evening. Jane commands you! Please remember your bonnets and parasols, sunburn is not attractive or at all fashionable for young ladies. If you wish to read Miss Smith’s review of Pride and Prejudice, please visit the play reviews page under Literary Frivolity.
For more information, please visit the Upcoming Performances page under Literary Frivolity at the top of the blog…