Stella Bergsma is going next year an alternative book week essay writing. The work takes as its theme The father, the asshole, made it Tuesday known on the Belgian station Radio 1.
The initiative of the writer, is a response to the official theme of the national book week 2019, The mother of the woman. The publication of this theme led to angry reactions of many hundreds of writers who it’s a corny, dated as of theme call that “the gender imbalance in the literary field.” The authors made their dissatisfaction Monday known in an open letter in the NRC.
Also Bergsma is the theme, which is according to book club CPNB refers to a poem from 1934, not this time. “It has something potsierlijks, refer to a pre-spruitjesperiodegedicht of a man,” says the writer. “It has a very high oh-woman-what-are-you-great-but-keep-your-mouth-because-I-am-you-to-the-hype-level. And be more especially still there on your pedestal.”
Therefore, she comes with her alternate essay. The CPNB has a response to all the criticism, let them know in conversation to want to go with the complainants.
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