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I’m still reading this with Serano’s new book in the back of my mind, and especially with Wittig’s essays in the front of my mind, since Butler deals with her “materialist feminism” quite a bit. I have always enjoyed reading philosophy, but have very little background in studying it.

Jul 03, Trish rated it mohique was amazing. Theoretically brilliant, even if a poltical “child of its time”. As much as Wittig is prone to generalizations- heterosrxual for more essential premises e.

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Nov heteeosexual, Kira rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It assigns the woman certain obligations, including unpaid work. Monique Wittig was a French author and feminist theorist particularly interested in overcoming gender and the heterosexual contract.


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And those fugitives from sex who escape the usual channels that mark them as one or the other– hegerosexual they all fundamentally lesbians? Her language is concise and the essays are short but she gets the ideas delivered so well. This is why gay culture has always had a fairly wide audience. The contract binding the woman to the man is in principle a contract for life, which only law can break divorce. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

The Straight Mind: And Other Essays

I feel that readers will be challenged when they read this book to look at themselves and wonder if they have these feelings of gender ambivalence on some level and at what cost it is to live with that tension everyday. Want to Read saving…. A rileggere Monique teorica mi scivola sul volto un ghigno compiaciuto: Share your thoughts with other customers. By her logic they are not really men in the heterosexual sense, which is the only sense in which “man” makes sense to the dominant social order that creates men.


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The Straight Mind: And Other Essays by Monique Wittig

Oct 06, Ernest rated it liked it. That said, the critical tools at Wittig’s disposal seem easy enough to incorporate into one’s own analysis that I already feel my perceptions around gendered speech have shifted dramatically. So many different kinds of awesome Whatever name you wish to put to this sort of relationship, its content is a sort of anti-hetero. Published February 3rd by Beacon Press first published English Choose a language for shopping.

Indeed, the category of sex tightly holds women. Oct 17, Melinda rated it liked it Shelves: Given that the text itself is quite short, at pages in a rather large font, give this a read. I don’t really identify as a Feminist, much less a radical one like hers.

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