How does the literary canon reinforce the logic of the incel? | Curio

How does the literary canon reinforce the logic of the incel?

16 mins | Jun 10, 2018

The term ‘incel’, short for “involuntarily celibate,” only became popular on the internet in recent years, suggesting that incels themselves are the product of cruel internet culture. But Erin Spampinato, writing in The Guardian, takes a look at what came before the misogynistic forums, arguing that incels are the product of an American literary canon that has long glorified male sexual frustration.

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From The Guardian