Virginie Despentes. “I want to underline every word in this book,” Ruth texted Emily on the day she started reading King Kong Theory. Don’t let the word “theory ”. With humor, rage, and confessional detail, Virginie Despentes—in her own words “more King Kong than Kate Moss”—delivers a highly charged. King Kong Theorie by Virginie Despentes La Couleur pourpre by Alice Walker La Vie Heureuse by Nina Bouraoui La Servante écarlate by Margaret Atwood La.

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King Kong Theorie

Give birth in cities where accommodation is precarious, schools have surrendered the fight and children are subject to the most vicious mental assault through advertising, TV, internet, fizzy drink manufacturers and so on. Diremos que de lo que tienen ganas, realmente, es de follar entre ellos.

Feminist theory sheds its fusty image and takes on a punk mentality as Despentes claims that sisterhood explodes our belief in feminine perfection and creates a space for all those who can’t or won’t obey the rules. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I don’t agree with everything Despentes says in King Kong Theory. King Despents Theory kicks butt! Tagged as Feminist BooksVirginie Despentes.

An essential humanity burns through the aggressive rage in these pages. One component that makes this text so special is that the author gains her authority not only from studying feminist theory though she does quote Angela Davis, Gail Pheterson, Annie Sprinkle, and Simone de Beauvoir and adds an elaborate bibliography to the bookbut from experiencing many things she discusses: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


The first few pages are ab At the beginning of this month I realised my non-fiction quota for was looking pretty pathetic: Nothing here feels disingenuous or inauthentic, and I realised when reading it that this was part of my problem with the book I read directly before it, Why I am Klng a Feminist. A los hombres les gusta hablar de las mujeres.

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With Virginie Despente, I say to them: She’s angry at men for perpetuating sexist behaviour and using women; angry at women for denigrating prostitutes and porn stars when in her view marriage is just as exploitative as sex work.

But I love the way she writes — directly, honestly, fiercely, no bullshit. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. No soy una bestia a tiempo completo. Thoughtful as usual, I think Despentes is making some very important, if uncomfortable for many, points. Who dares to call herself a feminist? No comparto todo lo que expone pero si me parecen interesantes algunas de sus reflexiones con las que estoy totalmente de acuerdo.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. No quiero que me digan lo que tengo que hacer. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I have read a few bad reviews of this book, where people focused on small details and missed the forest for the trees. Quand est-ce que les tgeory vont vraiment bouger? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


Tener un coche enorme: Luces y sombras para esta lectura. But, from the first line, “I am writing as an ugly one, for the konng ones: Los Beatles se ven obligados a dejar de actuar: She writes of the damage it did to her but also of her refusal to let it define her subsequent existence although, in fact, it has, as the very fact of writing ‘Baise-Moi’ testifies.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. SUCH a powerful book that I think everyone should read.

Una mujer con estilo de puta virgiine interesa a casi todo el mundo. Despentes, on the other hand, isn’t trying to moderate her vocabulary to fit what is and isn’t deemed acceptable; she doesn’t give a shit.

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But place these two concerns – over-promising and particularity – to one side and you are left with something that every woman and most men should read. Cat on Savidge Reads at the Man Booke….

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