Sunday, September 05, 2010

Franzen Book Controversy: Chick Lit v. Dude Lit - The Daily Beast

Boys & Girls writing fiction, a list, including:
In Chick Lit, women write about their emotions. In Dude Lit, men use rock ‘n' roll songs as a stand-in for their feelings. The more complex the emotions, the more obscure the band. Heartbreak is symbolized by an obsession with a slow song by an aging punk rocker.