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her comic, scathing essay “Men Explain Things to Me,” Rebecca Solnit
took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women.
She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly
assume women don’t, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the
gender wars works, airing some of her own hilariously awful encounters.
ends on a serious note— because the ultimate problem is the silencing
of women who have something to say, including those saying things like,
“He’s trying to kill me!”
This book features that now-classic
essay with six perfect complements, including an examination of the
great feminist writer Virginia Woolf ’s embrace of mystery, of not
knowing, of doubt and ambiguity, a highly original inquiry into marriage
equality, and a terrifying survey of the scope of contemporary violence
Boktitel: Men Explain Things to Me
Författare: Rebecca Solnit
Bokförlag: Haymarket Books
historian, and activist REBECCA SOLNIT is the author of fourteen books
about civil society, popular power, uprisings, art, environment, place,
pleasure, politics, hope, and memory, most recently The Faraway Nearby, a
book on empathy and storytelling. She is a Harper's Magazine
contributing editor. Her website is http://rebeccasolnit.net.
|Rebecca Solnit |
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