One thing I fear about success (and I may be jumping the gun here): a lot of scholarship on women writers is uncomfortably biographical and about their bodies. I do not want anyone going to my family. My family have been telling a story about me since I was 2 (just like alcoholic grandma-- I was 2, ffs) I would like to be left out of.

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Like, Shirley Jackson's scholarship is about her weight (and focus on food in her books) and her mom, and like... excuse me?

Or there's a description of Shirley Jackson's soft jaw (she was very ill) when she kissed a man she loved who she never got to marry.

Or Plath's everything.

Like... dudes. Only DFW gets this treatment, and it's cause he was mentally ill.

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