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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The statements on parthenogenesis are completely false.

In a nutshell she hates Fairy Tales and Christianity. It’s hard to argue with her thesis: This article has no associated abstract. Andrea healed her wounds by listening to the stories of other survivors, despite the pain that could cause, in order to remember how high the stakes were in this struggle.

This is one of those texts that’s so foundational to contemporary feminist discourse that parts of it may feel tired and obvious. The last chapter makes no sense and is quite disturbing to be quite honest, but the rest of the book is brilliant. But Andrea never forgot her manners or her humanity in the trenches.

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But it’s still a problem. Hartouni – – Hypatia 1 1: A Problem in Political Membership.

While I was on vacation in Paris I was drugged and raped. Her health suffered; the last time we met, in Septembershe had lost a huge amount of weight as a result of having a gastric band fitted in an attempt to deal with her dangerous obesity. I agree with most of what Dworkin says here, and it has been important for wojan ideological and perceptive development.

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Ive attacked male dominance, thats ok. The crowds that surrounded her after any public event would have put all but the shamelessly sycophantic off approaching her. Somehow Islam is not mentioned once dworlin this tome of feminal oppression documentation. Elizabeth Spelman – – Beacon Press. Her strengths definitely lie in literary analysis and interesting writing. Of course I wish I’d read it sooner.


During the late s and the s, she gained national fame as a spokeswoman for the feminist Andrea Rita Dworkin was an American radical feminist and writer best known for her criticism of pornography, which she argued was linked to rape and other forms of violence against women.

However, I support this text and its pursuit for a more equitable society. An anti-war activist and anarchist in the late s, Dworkin wrote 10 books on radical feminist theory and practice.

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It felt very jumbled and jarring, all sorts of unexplained assertions about androgyny and taboo eroticism, even quoting the likes of John Money.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Jan 09, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: The insanity of the foot binding reminds me of the insanity of mass plastic surgery among Hatiny women.

Preview — Woman Hating by Andrea Dworkin. I wish I’d read andtea when I was sixteen. We both attended a week-long international conference in Brighton on violence against women where Andrea was one of the keynote speakers.

Women involved in pornography were called to testify from all over America.

What Andrea Dworkin, the feminist I knew, can teach young women

I think about this book practically every time my feet hurt from walking around in heels. Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification. I had this book forever and finally got around to reading it.

I read this book, intrigued to know more about this feminist who seemed to be either loved or hated by so many. Women should read it for their own good and men should read it for the good of the women in their lives, mothers, wives, sisters and daughters. Sally Gadow – – Nursing Philosophy 1 2: Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?


But it’s wrapped in all that utter outdated crap. There was one useful chapter, the one in which she criticized Greer and the sexual politics of her contemporary leftists. Apr 26, Melinda rated it really liked it Shelves: Andrea was never the same again. No matter how tired she became, Andrea would never leave a discussion until some bottom line had been agreed upon.

A big gap in this book is the way the author fails to record women’s complicity and belief in these same things.

What I found was a passionate and painful book about what women and trans people even suffer in this world. I made that vow some thirty years ago, and I have not betrayed it yet. The majority of the book is brilliant and well-articulated; the sections on fairytales, pornography, foot-binding, witch-burning are so strong, both fascinating and horrifying. I cannot recommend this book to anyone. I didn’t need to read about Julian Beck’s cross dressing hard on why is she so obsessed with him?

I promised to live and to die if need be for women. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. But an excellent radical feminist tome, regardless.