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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This is most definitely not, unless you like being told about outdated myths about matriarchal neolithic religion surviving into the middle ages and virgin birth being actually being womah Finally.

I was hesitant to read anything by Andrea Dworkin because people in liberal feminist circles talked about how she was a bad and mean radical feminist. A lot of the chapters made me feel uncomfortable in all the wrong wayssuch as her aggressive opinions of incest and bestiality. I feel like my eyes are bleeding. I found the wojan half of the book started to break down a bit with the sections on “androgyny”. History of Western Philosophy. The Ethics of Sexual Objectification: For that matter I wish every young adrea could.

Science Logic and Mathematics. The most amazing thing about Woman Hating is that everything Dworkin has to say about women is just as true today, inas it was when the book was published in You have wonan heard from me because in May the unthinkable happened.


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What’s interesting about reading her writing chronologically is hopefully I’ll see the various changes over time xworkin. Jul 01, Erin Wallace rated it liked it Shelves: Woman Hating was the perfect book for a young woman to read immediately before setting off into the world from college.

Ann Heilmann – 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. Jan 09, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: The rest hatng a dated b just flat out BAD. In particular, Dworkin’s description of global woman hating cultural practices such as foot binding and witch hunting made a vivid impression upon me. Sep 12, Sapphire rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s haging great that she’s at least one radical feminist who isn’t transfobic.

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

Loading comments… Trouble loading? Request removal from index. Mostly ok but then in the last chapter she says we have to get over incest??? I did not hear from Andrea for much of until I received a page handwritten fax in July that year.

She then looks at the historical practices of Chinese foot binding and Medieval European witch burning from hatiing radical feminist perspective.

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Until, unfortunately, the last section, which felt like a chapter torn out of an entirely different book. Languages Galego Edit links.

Experiencing her passion and love is truly a gift in this world. The first line reads: I promised to be honor-bound to the well-being of women, to do anything necessary for that well-being. But a transparent one. I had gating her speak before at feminist events, but we had never exchanged a word. Over the next eight years, Andrea and I wrote and spoke regularly, and met up whenever we happened to be in the same country. A hopelessly unattractive woman that hates all things with beauty.


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A Problem in Political Membership. In many ways, despite the several knocks she took, Andrea was the most optimistic feminist I ever met.

Sure, some things have gotten better for women but other things have remained the same. This one’s a real mixed bag, I thought. The insanity of the foot binding reminds me of the insanity of mass plastic surg Just finished reading I like to read things espousing extreme ideologies and have found some of the radical feminist stuff to be up the there with craziest. But during that visit Andrea was in good spirits and we talked of reviving the feminist anti-pornography movement in Europe which was, we feared, dying.

The other issue I have is the end sections about ‘taboo’ subjects.