Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. What Changes Have We Made? The Bureau compiled an infographic included below text examining data on women in the workforce, and though some of the numbers show that women have made significant gains, others point to the work we still have to do.
Vidaa US organisation championing women in literature, examined a wide range of publications from both sides of the Atlantic, including the New Yorker, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement and Granta, and found that in the majority still had heavily male-centred literary coverage, both in their use of reviewers and the books that were reviewed.
We want editors to be aware of their habits and open their mind to other voices, and we think that is happening Erin Belieu, Vida co-founder One of the worst culprits was found to be the London Review of Books which featured male authors and critics on their pages incompared with just women.
It also saw a rare drop in reviews of books written by women from the year before, with 14 fewer than in The New York Review of Books displayed a similar imbalance, featuring an overall men to women.
The figures are at odds with the publishing industry in the UK, where some of the biggest-selling authors of were Hilary Mantel, Donna Tartt and Kate Mosse. The figures did show a gradual but still notable shift. Of the 15 major magazines surveyed, 14 had seen an increase in content by women over the past year, and for the first time in at least five years the New York Times Book Review had more female reviewers than male ones — an increase of 41 from the year before.
Erin Belieu, the co-founder of Vida, said: We want editors, readers and writers to be aware of their habits and open their mind to other voices, and we at Vida do really think that is genuinely happening. We are talking about people who have done things a certain way for many years and literary magazines tend to be places where one vision gets put forward and even commissioning editors can get trapped in this culture.
But generationally I think it is a problem that is going to be taking care of itself more and more. People under the age of 40 have been raised in an entirely different environment. Maybe not as true as it used to be — but of course it still has an impact.
But we see Vida as a form of erosion, making gradual but permanent change. Last year it hit its lowest level of female reviewers in five years, withbut this year again has seen a rise tocompared with men.
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About the author: Elaine Showalter (born January 21, ) is an American literary critic, feminist, and writer on cultural and social issues. She is one of the founders of feminist literary criticism in United States academia, developing the concept and practice of gynocritics. Gender Roles and Society Amy M.
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