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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Feb 06, Mandy E rated it it was amazing. Her perspectives on gender, sexuality, and social constructions are dead on and I wish everyone would read a copy of jeterosexual book.
I loved many of these essays. Just a moment while we sign you in witgig your Goodreads account. Return to Book Page. Only they are sex, the sex, and sex they have been made in their minds, bodies, acts, gestures; even their murders and beatings are sexual. What about gay men? Wittig’s theory anticipates the possibility of queer transgendered people; in fact, the theory suggests that some element of transgenderism ueterosexual inevitable when one becomes queer. I don’t really identify as a Feminist, much less a radical one like hers.
The Straight Mind: And Other Essays by Monique Wittig
Gender is how patriarchy marks bodies so that they are processed through the usual undisturbed cha I’m still reading pensakiento with Serano’s new book in the back of my mind, and especially with Wittig’s essays in the front of my mind, since Butler deals with her “materialist feminism” quite a bit.
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Often ‘gender,’ even as it attempts to describe the social relations between men and women, lets us ignore, or diminish, the notion of ‘classes of sex,’ thereby divesting these relationships of their political dimension.
Jan 27, Monica rated it it was amazing. Nov 23, Kira rated it really liked it Recommends it for: That the woman depends directly on her husband is implicit in the police’s policy of not intervening when a husband beats pensameinto wife.
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The contract binding the woman to the man is in principle a contract for life, which only law can break divorce. One only has to read interview with outstanding women to hear them apologizing. Apr 05, Nancy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem?
Given that the text itself is quite short, at pages in a rather large font, give this a read. Aug 28, Felix rated it really liked it Shelves: I have always enjoyed reading philosophy, wtitig have very little background in studying it. Women do not know that they are totally dominated by men, and when they acknowledge the fact, they can ‘hardly believe it.
For Wittig, all gender, “male” and “female” is part of a single construct which patriarchal oppression created– not vice versa she equates sexual difference theory a la Irigaray with blaming the victim. Nov 19, laura rated it moniqhe it. But her language is just so complex, I had a terribly hard time deciphering her meanings.
The Straight Mind: And Other Essays
QUOTES “By not questioning the heterosexual political regime, contemporary feminism proposes rearranging rather than eliminating this system. The police intervene with the specific charge of assault and battery when one citizen beats another citizen.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. That said, the critical tools at Wittig’s disposal seem easy enough to incorporate into one’s own analysis that I already feel my perceptions around gendered speech have shifted dramatically.
I was thus quite surprised to see my initial skepticism and even ridicule at some of the earlier essays turn into appreciation for her scathing words.
I feel that readers will be challenged when they read this book to look at themselves and wonder if they have these feelings of gender ambivalence on some level and at what cost it is to live with that tension everyday. Fabulous and still thought-provoking. I love the essays on the constitutive power of language, and her ideas about how that which language assumes as the universal becomes a tyranny in itself white, male, heterosexual.
And those fugitives from sex who escape the usual channels that mark them as one or the other– are they all fundamentally lesbians? Recommended to Kira by: The final two essays, more specific to the application of the broader ideas to literary works her own and those of Nathalie Sarraute, respectivelyboth seem to draw their bows a bit further, and are thus a little harder to follow – in particular, I would have appreciated some more specific demonstration of her claim early in The Mark of Gender that gender is always implicitly constructed in English first-person speech.
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The essays collected here are, for the most part, deftly conceptualised and lucidly written, and in many cases the points raised therein came across to me as illuminating, if not downright explosive.
This idea is exactly what America needs to examine right now: One has to go to shelters for battered women to see how far this authority can be exercised. At its very core, these essays center around rejecting heterosexuality- not just -normativity, and systems of gender that oppress, rob, take. Published February 3rd by Beacon Press first published Oct 02, Annick rated it it was amazing.
As much as Wittig is prone to generalizations- sometimes for more essential premises e. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?