Fiction, Cultural Appropriation and the Lionel Shriver Fracas — Flavorwire

Lionel Shriver has made quite a splash in the literary world by donning a sombrero (to protest the perception of white people wearing sombreros as controversial) at an Australian literary festival and railing about cultural appropriation: “a larger climate of super-sensitivity, giving rise to proliferating prohibitions supposedly in the interest of social justice that constrain fiction writers and […]

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