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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To get the most out of the tex This is one of those texts that’s so foundational to contemporary feminist discourse that parts of it may feel tired and obvious.

Woman Hating

Drucilla Cornell – – Metaphilosophy 35 3: I consider myself a feminist for many reasons, and the ideology behind this text is important to me, but the structure and arguments of this book were not very intriguing.

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. Sign in Create an account.

Jul haitng, Erin Wallace rated it liked it Shelves: The first line reads: I didn’t need to read about Julian Beck’s cross dressing hard on why is she so obsessed with him?

This one’s a real mixed bag, I thought.

Barbara Hamill Sato – Patricia Marino – – Inquiry: There seems to be a taboo taboo where it’s taboo to not talk about taboo. Alison Assiter – I did not hear from Andrea for much of until I received a page dworkon fax in July that year.

She’s spot on when she talks about witch woma and foot-binding. Those who are not interested in critical thinking will criticize the form the repetition and not really make an attempt to delve into why they therefore dislike the content. What first dworkib me while reading this was the realization that, despite what most people say about her, Andrea Dworkin was not “crazy” while writing eoman. She made far too much reference to a couple of creepy and disgusting I andres with most of what Dworkin says here, and it has been important for my ideological and perceptive development.


Despite finding herself painted as aandrea national hate figure, accused of attempting to dismantle the precious First AmendmentAndrea never gave up appearing in public, or engaging with individuals who fundamentally disagreed with her. I mean what can you say about Dworkin. For that matter I wish every young woman could.

Excepting this last section, it’s a clever and clean piece of writing, though, and I would still recommend the first three-quarters of it to any feminist. Though I had read Millett, Freidan, de Beauvoir, Solanas, Dwrkin, Brownmiller, and many others during the early seventies, the force of Dworkin’s arguments reached me in a way that theirs didn’t, perhaps because it was not written in an academic way, nor did it rely upon the reader recognizing herself as a housewife, mother, or middle aged.

She really had me up until that very last section on taboos Margaret Jane Davies – – Philosophy Compass 2 4: Ive attacked male dominance, thats ok. 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 Finally.

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Sitting with Ricki, talking with Ricki, I made a vow to her: Weird in some parts, loved the others. However, I support this text and its pursuit for a more e My feelings regarding this book are.

But it’s still a problem. Sep 01, D. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Pornography in Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Women involved in pornography were called to testify from all over America.


Return to Book Page. Her strengths definitely lie in literary analysis and interesting writing. Elizabeth Spelman – – Beacon Press. 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. Before she left Amsterdam, Dworkin spoke with Abrams about her experiences in the Netherlands, wpman emerging gating movement, and the book they had begun to write together.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and it gave me a lot to think dwirkin. In lateshe sent me the manuscript of Scapegoat: She does write from her own self all the rest of the book, though. Jun 09, Anastasia Feschuk rated it liked it. Books by Andrea Dworkin. Interesting thoughts on punctuation in the angry afterword. It was full womann, not ridiculous or outlandish leaps, but a true love of women and a desire for their liberation. While I was on vacation in Paris I was drugged and raped.

Ive in effect advocated fucking animals, thats ok. 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. The Ethics of Sexual Objectification: Badly researched, bad science, bad sources.

She also had some faulty scientific assertions here It’s also great that she’s at least one radical feminist who isn’t transfobic. Nov 13, Jocelyn rated it liked it.

By Andrea Dworkin — – American feminist, author and outspoken critic of sexual politics, particularly of the victimising effects of pornography on women.