Woman Hating [Andrea Dworkin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Womens Studies, Women’s Liberation Movement, Pol. Science. Dworkin was her era’s bravest, most galvanising and polarising feminist. In Woman Hating, Andrea describes and theorises all manner of. Woman Hating has ratings and 50 reviews: Published December 1st by Plume, pages, Paperback.
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To ask other readers questions about Woman Hatingplease sign up. I’m going to put this one on my “books to re-read” list so find out what it looks like from the perspective of a woman nearing later middle age. While Dworkin was living in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, she met Ricki Abrams, a prostitute and a fellow expatriate.
Mar 02, Evelyn Woagh rated it really liked it Shelves: I was not such a fan of the last part of the book, on androgyny, hsting the pro-heterosexuality, pro-incest, and pro-zoophilia utopia she describes. Alison Assiter – Ive attacked dwoekin dominance, thats ok. Western and Eastern civilization and culture, as a matter of course, operated on the degradation and villainization of women, from fairy tales to marrying off your daughters for money to impossible demands for beauty.
She does write from her own self all the rest of the book, though. Weird in some parts, loved the others.
I am filled with righteous anger and I am ready to fight. Entertainment, music, fashion and so much else contiue to fly whatever flag sells their product while quietly subverting women’s self image.
I cannot recommend this book to anyone.
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But a transparent one. Mar 13, Bill Bailey rated it really liked it.
Despite finding herself painted as a national hate figure, accused of attempting to dismantle the precious First Amendment womah, Andrea never gave up appearing in public, or engaging with individuals who fundamentally disagreed with her. So, thank you, Andrea Dworkin. Sep 01, D.
She really had me up until that very last section on taboos Retrieved from ” https: It was an honest and aggressive attack on the horrible things women experience in this world, radical now, and even moreso when it was written. The last chapter makes no sense and is quite disturbing to be quite honest, but the rest of the book is brilliant.
Only the chapter about the magazine Suck. Margaret Jane Davies – – Philosophy Compass 2 4: A Study in Ahdrea Dualism.
What Andrea Dworkin, the feminist I knew, can teach young women
Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. She really does not pull any punches when discussing the hatred of women in society.
Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1andrsa 2, How can I increase my downloads? Glenna Matthews – May 03, Lestari Hairul rated it really liked it.
Paperbackpages. I first became friends with Andrea Dworkin in Sure, some things have gotten better for women but other things have remained the same. This is essential radical feminist reading but also a really good example of how we have to look at second wave texts critically instead of treating them as gospel.
It may be a cliche, but Andrea was fuelled not by hatred of her enemy — male supremacy — but of love for the idea dworoin a new world in which sexual sadism was obsolete. Pornography in Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality. Experiencing her passion and love is truly a gift in this world.
One thing is certain. Excepting this last section, it’s a clever and clean piece of writing, though, and Dsorkin would still recommend the first three-quarters of it to any feminist. No viable fetus has ever resulted from one person alone. Jan 09, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think Disorders hatjng Sexual Development DSDs intersex conditions are becoming better understood now, and deserve a more rigorous approach and a whole book to deal with scientific, ethical, social issues and present opposing theories.
I did not hear from Andrea for much of until I received a page handwritten fax in July that year. I read this book, andtea to know more about this feminist who seemed to be either loved or hated by so many.