Why Write About Unimportant People? – Part 2

Going back to the ‘Why write about the domestic lives (sorrows’n’joys) of the unpowerful, the unexceptional?’ argument – last time, I put forward one well-meaning reason why. This seems to come from a basic democratic instinct: ‘We are none of us unimportant’ which transposes to, ‘We are all important.’ Or, to go further: ‘We are all of us equally important.’ But […]