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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She is not arguing against ‘prostitution’ like the earlier feminists but for the recognition of ‘prostitution’ as intrinsic to women’s condition.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Another linguistic problem and this may be partly the fault of the translator is that Despentes falls into the trap that she castigates others for: 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.

No soy dulce no soy amable no soy una pija. Dec 24, Andrea Vega rated it did not like it Shelves: However, lots of interesting thoughts and viewpoints.


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It’s the same thing for being a woman: Please try again later. And if they did, they’d leave their marriages and society would crumble, which is despentess in the interest of the powers-that-be, and so is prevented by keeping hookers “dirty”. Lo que yo he soportado por ser mujer escritora es el doble de lo que un hombre soporta.

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. As a book, however, there is not a great deal to it. King Kong Theory kicks butt!

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Any healthy relationship likes a fight over boundaries okng, in case you had not noticed, men and women are different. Quotes from King Kong Theorie. Notify me of new comments via email. Cat on Savidge Reads at the Man Booke…. A number of thoughts arise from this: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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No theoory interesa el pene. A prostitute is, more often than not, not the drug-crazed trafficked innocent imported to meet the narrative needs of politicians but, literally, a working girl with an eye to the main chance. And I’m now quite keen to seek out her fiction if only to see what it’s like. The feminist movement needs King Kong Theory now more than ever. My hope is that reading this book will support and inspire a new generation of feminist thinker-makers to raise their voices, however they see fit.


One solution is that women scuttle back into their holes – Despentes rejects that and so should all of us: Trivia About King Kong Theorie.

There are plenty of blank pages between chapters and the print is large so that this reads like a collection of articles or a pamphlet, scarcely a book at all. Similarly, Despentes’ attack on one part of ‘bourgeois’ French womanhood, working against the interests of thheory rest, rings despenttes in both cultures but is far more institutionalised in French culture – perhaps because Catholicism sets a moral framework even amongst middle class secularists and socialists.

Despentes in March From toshe wrote a blog that documented her daily life.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. She is angry, full stop. This picture, which was a story on here the other week, and all your giggly responses to it were a highlight in tricky week or two.