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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Sitting with Ricki, talking with Ricki, I made a vow to her: Of course I wish I’d read it sooner. Sep 27, Kitty rated it really liked it Shelves: I promised to be honor-bound to the well-being of women, to do anything necessary for that well-being.

Wendy Mcelroy – – Etica E Politica 5 2: Views Read Edit View history. During the late s and the s, she gained national fame as a spokeswoman for the feminist anti-pornography movement, and for her writing on pornography and sexuality, particularly in Pornography – Men Possessing Women and Intercoursewhich remain her two most widely known books.

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Entertainment, music, fashion and so much else contiue to fly whatever flag sells their product while I had this book forever and finally got dworin to reading it.

Barbara Hamill Sato – Languages Galego Edit links. Feb 25, Abigail rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 23, Cher rated it did not like it Shelves: Until, unfortunately, the last section, which felt like a chapter torn out of an entirely different book.

This article has no associated abstract. Unfortunately, as with anyone, I have my disagreements. Want to Read saving…. Nov 09, Merinde rated andtea did not like it Shelves: 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.


Somehow Islam is not mentioned once in this tome of feminal oppression documentation. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

Nov 22, Eve Hunter rated it really liked it. She, as with other taboo-fixated feminists, seem to think that unmitigated erotic relations are a path to independence and noncoercive sexuality. 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 ddorkin. Andrea died 10 years ago this week.

Refresh and try again. Aug 16, Corvus rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is most definitely not, unless you like being told about outdated myths about matriarchal neolithic religion surviving into the middle ages and virgin birth being actually being a thing that is possible without outside assistance.

May 21, Nalim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. I did not hear from Andrea for much of until I received a page handwritten fax in July that year. In many ways, despite the several knocks she took, Andrea was the most optimistic feminist I ever met.

Patricia Marino – – Inquiry: The other issue I have is the end sections about ‘taboo’ subjects. Pornography, Feminism and the Individual.

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

hahing She then looks at the historical practices of Chinese foot binding and Medieval European witch burning from a radical feminist perspective. I think about this book practically every time my feet hurt from walking around in heels.

The rest was a dated b just flat out BAD. It is a damning expose of patriarchy and all its machinations.

Woman Hating by Andrea Dworkin

Love you, Andrea, glad you changed your mind on the whole “all humans including children are erotic and heterosexual sex is androgynous” thing. It prompted me to read more Dworkin and she is now hatng of my favorite writers, whether or not we agree on everything.


Drucilla Cornell – – Metaphilosophy 35 3: In particular, Dworkin’s description of global woman hating cultural practices such as foot binding and witch hunting made a vivid impression upon me. It’s an elegantly written book and very hard to put down.

I feel like my eyes are bleeding. It may be hatiing cliche, but Andrea was fuelled not by hatred of her enemy — male supremacy — hatng of love for the idea of a new world in which sexual sadism was obsolete. The only logical response to it was to set all girlish romantic illusions aside, recognize the world for what it was, and set forth relying upon one’s self, seeking a path that would not require any sort of intercourse with anti-woman forces.

My hatred is geared towards the men that put that crap in their heads, and the ones doing the raping. A big gap in this book is the way the author fails to record women’s complicity and belief in these same things. View all 4 comments. While I was on vacation in Paris I was drugged and raped.

She tied together history and culture to expose patriarchy as a negative anti-life power dedicated to its own perpetuation. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. I didn’t need to read about Julian Beck’s cross dressing hard on why is she so obsessed with him?

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