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Virginie Despentes. “I want to underline every word in this book,” Ruth texted Emily on the day she started reading King Kong Theory. Don’t let the word “theory ”. With humor, rage, and confessional detail, Virginie Despentes—in her own words “more King Kong than Kate Moss”—delivers a highly charged. King Kong Theorie by Virginie Despentes La Couleur pourpre by Alice Walker La Vie Heureuse by Nina Bouraoui La Servante écarlate by Margaret Atwood La.

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One solution is that women scuttle back into their holes – Despentes rejects that and so should all of us: I am not remotely ashamed of not being a hot firginie number but I am livid that—as a girl who doesn’t attract men—I am constantly made to feel as if I shouldn’t even be around. I spent four years studying sociology, for a degree in sexuality and gender studies. Sin atajos y sin excusas. In short, married women do sell their bodies, gheory just don’t realise it. Sep 28, leynes rated it really liked it.

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Like the other reviewer said, from the first line I devoured it hungrily. It recounts her experiences in the French sex industry, and the infamy and praise she experienced for writing Baise-Moi. No quiero que me abran la piel para hincharme los pechos.

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This combination is one of its irritants; although Despentes is examining vital questions in the feminist conversation pornography, rapeshe writes in such a casual and expletive-laden manner that it is all too easy to dismiss or, indeed, miss her occasional good points. Despentes points out that it’s often men as well as women who suffer from traditional norms because the pressure to conform also applies to them – and she tries to pin down who profits from this system.

In her book, Jessa Crispin wants to attack the status quo of feminism, but she’s constantly being careful about the language she uses. This book is in part a rumination on the consequences of making the film and so is both a memoir and polemic. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

La autora toca temas interesantes y controvertidos, y lo hace casi exclusivamente desde un punto de vista algo parcial, basado en sus propias vivencias, a veces incluso desde la rabia. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Despentes was raped as a young woman, she worked as a prostitute, she kking reviews on porn and worked with porn stars for her banned movie “Baise-moi” no, that doesn’t mean “Kiss me”.

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Read more Read less. There are some things in there that will hit you hard if you let them. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It’s the same thing for being a woman: Es que no entiendo y no me gusta no entender.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The book is a quick read and doesn’t pad the discussion. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. We read this book in our bookclub, and I am very happy we did.

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Give birth in cities where accommodation is precarious, schools have surrendered the fight and children are subject to the most vicious mental assault through advertising, TV, internet, fizzy drink manufacturers and so on.

The writing is engaging and it’s worth repeating that she’s fierce. Published October 3rd by Livre de Poche first published Her context, other than being French and a woman, is three-fold: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Tener un coche enorme: May 02, The Reading Bibliophile rated it it was amazing Shelves: No soy una bestia a tiempo completo.