Download The Flipside of Feminism: What Smart Women Know and Men by Suzanne Venker, Phyllis Schlafly PDF

By Suzanne Venker, Phyllis Schlafly

40 years have handed because the so-called women's circulate claimed to free up ladies from preconceived notions of what it ability to be female—and the implications are in. the newest information exhibit that as ladies have won extra freedom, extra schooling, and extra strength, they've got turn into much less satisfied. within the Flipside of Feminism, Suzanne Venker and Phyllis Schlafly offer readers with a brand new view of girls in America—casting off the ideology that preaches pretend empowerment and liberation from males and marriage. Their ebook demonstrates that conservative ladies are, actually, the main liberated girls in the United States and the people to whom adolescents could be turning for suggestion. Their convinced and rational method of the conflict of the sexes is exactly what the United States wishes.

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Download The Best of It: New and Selected Poems by Kay Ryan PDF

By Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan’s contemporary appointment because the Library of Congress’s 16th poet laureate is simply the most recent in an grand array of accolades for this splendidly available, commonly enjoyed poet.

Salon has in comparison her poems to “Fabergé eggs, tiny, creative units that unavoidably hide a few hidden wonder.” the 2 hundred poems in Ryan’s The better of It supply a beautiful retrospective of her paintings, in addition to a swath of never-before-published poems of that are absolute to attraction both to longtime enthusiasts and basic readers.

Literary Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (2011)
Goodreads selection Nominee for Poetry (2010)

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Download Queering Anarchism: Addressing and Undressing Power and by Deric Shannon, Abbey Volcano, J. Rogue, C. B. Daring, Martha PDF

By Deric Shannon, Abbey Volcano, J. Rogue, C. B. Daring, Martha Ackelsberg

"Definitely a e-book worthy analyzing, whatever the labels of normalcy you've pasted as much as your self or grown acquainted with letting others do the nasty gluing for you."—Bookslut

"The divide is starting to be among the pro-military, pro-police, marriage-seeking homosexual and lesbian rights politics we see within the headlines on a daily basis and the grassroots racial and fiscal justice headquartered queer and trans resistance that fights to finish prisons, borders, warfare and poverty. Queering Anarchism an essential contribution during this second, supplying research and methods for development the queer and trans politics we need and need." —Dean Spade, Normal Life

“A much-needed assortment that thinks via strength, hope, and human liberation. those items are bound to elevate the extent of discussion approximately sexuality, gender, and the ways in which they tie in with struggles opposed to our ruling institutions.”—Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Outlaw Woman

“Against the austerity of hetero politics, Queering Anarchism sketches the connections among gender mutiny, queer sexualities, and anti-authoritarian wants. via embodied histories and incendiary critique, the participants amassed right here express how we mustn't ever cease at smashing the kingdom; fairly normativity itself is the enemy of all radical possibility.”—Eric A. Stanley, co-editor of Captive Genders

What does it suggest to "queer" the area round us? How does the unconventional refusal of the mainstream codification of GLBT id as a brand new gender norm come into concentration within the context of anarchist conception and perform? How do our notions of orientation tell our politics?and vice versa? Queering Anarchism brings jointly a various set of writings starting from the deeply theoretical to the playfully own that discover the chances of the idea that of "queering," turning the dominant, and principally heteronormative, constructions of trust and id totally inside of out. Ranging in subject from the economic climate to incapacity, politics, social buildings, sexual perform, interpersonal relationships, and past, the authors right here recommend that queering will be greater than a collection of non-public preferences?pointing towards the potential for a wholly new method of viewing the world.

Contributors contain: Ryan Conrad, Sally Darity, Jamie Heckert, Farhang Rouhani, Jerimarie Liesegang, Benjamin Shepard, Gayge Operaista, CRAC Collective, Stephanie Grohmann, Sandra Jeppesen, Susan track, Diana C. S. Becerra, Jason Lydon, Liat Ben-Moshe, Anthony J. Nocella, II, AJ Withers, Saffo Papantonopoulou, and Hexe.

Deric Shannon, C.B. bold, J. Rogue, and Abbey Volcano are anarchists and activists who paintings in a wide selection of radical, feminist, and queer groups around the United States.

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Download Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde PDF

By Audre Lorde

Proposing the basic writings of black lesbian poet and feminist author Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. during this charged choice of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and sophistication, and propounds social distinction as a car for motion and alter. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and lyrical, reflecting fight yet finally supplying messages of wish. This commemorative version contains a new foreword by means of Lorde student and poet Cheryl Clarke, who celebrates the ways that Lorde's philosophies resonate greater than two decades once they have been first released. those landmark writings are, in Lorde's personal phrases, a decision to "never shut our eyes to the phobia, to the chaos that is Black that's artistic that's lady that's darkish that's rejected that's messy that's. . . ."

"...it's been nearly 1 / 4 of a century for the reason that Audre Lorde's essays and speeches in Sister Outsider made an indelible mark on 20th-century literature. however the phrases of the black lesbian feminist poet look as lyrical and unforgettable, and, unfortunately, as correct this day as whilst she first tackled every thing from racism and homophobia to ageism and sophistication dichotomies. essential e-book that each lesbian should still read."--Curve Editor's decide

"Lorde used to be a super feminist poet and highbrow whose theories at the energy of embracing our inner contradictions in addition to the diversities among humans and teams is how you can strong coalition development and social progress." --New York publish, Sunday

"Poet and librarian Lorde amassed 15 of her best essays and speeches during this 1984 quantity. along with her poet's command of language, she addresses sexism, racism, black girls, black lesbians, eroticism, and extra. nonetheless powerful."--Library magazine, Starred Review

"Audre Lorde is a passionate sage. I say 'is' and never 'was' simply because her willing insights proceed to impress and maintain us and provides us braveness. The reissue of this publication is a present to longtime admirers and to new readers who've but to find the ability and beauty and luxurious audacity of Audre Lorde."--Valerie Miner, writer of After Eden and professor of feminist stories at Stanford University

"[Lorde's] works might be vital to these really attracted to becoming up delicate, clever, and aware."--New York instances

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Download SCUM Manifesto by Valerie Solanas PDF

By Valerie Solanas

Classic radical feminist assertion from the lady who shot Andy Warhol.

"Life during this society being, at most sensible, an utter bore and no point of society being in any respect appropriate to ladies, there continues to be to civic-minded, dependable, thrill-seeking ladies in basic terms to overthrow the govt, cast off the money process, institute entire automation and break the male sex."

Outrageous and violent, SCUM Manifesto used to be largely lambasted whilst it first seemed in 1968. Valerie Solanas, the girl who shot Andy Warhol, self-published the e-book earlier than she grew to become a infamous family identify and used to be restricted to a psychological establishment. yet for all its vitriol, it truly is very unlikely to push aside because the mere rantings of a lesbian lunatic. in reality, the paintings has proved prescient, not just as a thorough feminist research mild years sooner than its time—predicting man made insemination, ATMs, a feminist rebellion opposed to under-representation within the arts—but additionally as a gorgeous testomony to the trend of an abused and destitute woman.

In this version, thinker Avital Ronell's creation reconsiders the evocative exuberance of this notorious textual content.

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Download Walking and Talking Feminist Rhetorics: Landmark Essays and PDF

Walking and conversing Feminist Rhetorics: Landmark Essays and Controversies major, oft-cited scholarship approximately feminism and rhetoric into one handy quantity. Essays research the formation of the colourful and starting to be box of feminist rhetoric; feminist historiographic learn tools and methodologies; and women's distinctive websites, genres, and forms of rhetoric.

The book's so much cutting edge and pedagogically worthwhile characteristic is its presentation of controversies within the type of case reports, each one together with exchanges among or between students approximately major questions. those debates have formed the field's earlier and proceed to persuade its current and destiny instructions. the gathering offers either scholars and lecturers with an obtainable creation to and entire evaluate of the intersections of feminisms and rhetorics.

In Walking and speaking Feminist Rhetorics, Lindal Buchanan and Kathleen J. Ryan "have offered the sector of feminist rhetorics . . . with an immense and well timed selection of basic scholarly paintings, the 1st choice of past due 20th and twenty-first century released scholarship during this box that they declare is the following to stick. Feminist rhetorics, they assert, is 'no longer a promising probability or a nascent quarter of analysis yet has, in truth, arrived.' I believe them, and that i applaud their daring but cautious stance in framing this 'walk through' feminist rhetorics." - Kate Ronald, "Foreword"

Contributors comprise Barbara Biesecker, Patricia Bizzell, Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, Vicki Tolar Collins (Burton), Celeste. M. Condit, Robert Connors, Jane Donawerth, Bonnie J. Dow, Lisa Ede, Jessica Enoch, Sonja ok. Foss, Xin Liu Gale, Cheryl Glenn, Cindy. L. Griffin, Susan Jarratt, Nan Johnson, Shirley Wilson Logan, Andrea Lunsford, Carol Mattingly, Roxanne Mountford, Mary Queen, Krista Ratcliffe, Susan Romano, Mary B. Tonn, Hui Wu, and Susan Zaeske.

Lindal Buchanan is Assistant Professor of English and Women's reviews at outdated Dominion collage.

Kathleen J. Ryan is affiliate Professor of English and the Director of Composition on the college of Montana.

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Download Introducing Postfeminism by Sophia Phoca PDF

By Sophia Phoca

As we arrive on the new millennium, the function of girls in our society is still a subject of heated debate. Having deconstructed women's oppression and reclaimed women's tradition, what does the long run carry for postfeminism?

Introducing Postfeminism makes use of textual content and built-in representation to track the impact of French feminist conception on modern gender, politics and tradition. the writer and illustrator describe how postfeminist theories draw from various discourses together with psychoanalysis, poststructuralism, postmodernism and postcolonialism to boost our knowing of the "feminine."

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Download Erotic Ambiguities: The Female Nude in Art by Helen McDonald PDF

By Helen McDonald

Artwork is often ambiguous. while it consists of the feminine physique it will possibly even be erotic. Erotic Ambiguities is a learn of ways modern girls artists have reconceptualised the determine of the feminine nude. Helen McDonald indicates how, during the last thirty years, artists have hired the belief of ambiguity to dismantle the particular, classical perfect enshrined within the determine of the nude, and the way they've got broadened the scope of the appropriate to incorporate transformations of race, ethnicity, sexuality and incapacity in addition to gender.
McDonald discusses the paintings of a variety of ladies artists, together with Barbara Kruger, Judy Chicago, Mary Duffy, Zoe Leonard, Tracey Moffatt, Pat Brassington and Sally clever. She lines the shift in feminist artwork practices from the early problem to partriarchal representations of the feminine nude to modern, 'postfeminist' practices, motivated by means of theories of performativity, queer concept and postcoloniality. McDonald argues that feminist efforts to increase a extra confident illustration of the feminine physique must be reconsidered, within the face of the resistant ambiguities and hybrid complexities of visible paintings within the overdue Nineties.

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Download Cybersexism: Sex, Gender and Power on the Internet by Laurie Penny PDF

By Laurie Penny

‘The net used to be imagined to be for everyone... thousands stumbled on their voices during this courageous new on-line international; it gave unheard lots the distance to talk to one another with out limits, throughout borders, either actual and social. It used to be presupposed to unencumber us from gender. yet as an increasing number of of our day-by-day lives migrated online, it appeared it did subject in the event you have been a boy or a girl.’

It's a difficult time to be a lady on the web. during the last generations, the political map of human family members has been redrawn via feminism and via alterations in expertise. jointly they pose questions on the character and organization of society which are deeply not easy to these in strength, and in either circumstances, the backlash is on. during this courageous new global, old-style sexism is making itself felt in new and scary methods.

In Cybersexism, Laurie Penny is going to the darkish center of the problem and asks why threats of rape and violence are getting used to aim to silence woman voices, analyses the constitution of on-line misogyny, and makes a case for actual freedom of speech – for everybody.

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