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King Kong theory

Author: Virginie Despentes; Stéphanie Benson
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Feminist Press edView all editions and formats
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With humor, rage, and confessional detail, Virginie Despentesin her own words, "more King Kong than Kate Moss"delivers a highly charged account of women's lives today. She explodes common attitudes about sex and gender, and shows how modern beauty myths are ripe for rebelling against. Using her own experiences of rape, prostitution, and working in the porn industry as a jumping-off point, she creates a new space for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Despentes, Virginie, 1969-
King Kong theory.
New York : Feminist Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009044139
Named Person: Virginie Despentes; Virginie Despentes
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginie Despentes; Stéphanie Benson
ISBN: 9781558616875 155861687X 1558616578 9781558616578
OCLC Number: 647907053
Description: 1 online resource (143 pages)
Contents: A gun for every girl; your ass or mine?; she's so depraved, you can't rape her; sleeping with the enemy; porno witches; king kong girl; bye, girls; thanx; bibliography.
Responsibility: Virginie Despentes ; translated by Stéphanie Benson.

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With humor, rage, and confessional detail, Virginie Despentesin her own words, "more King Kong than Kate Moss"delivers a highly charged account of women's lives today. She explodes common attitudes about sex and gender, and shows how modern beauty myths are ripe for rebelling against. Using her own experiences of rape, prostitution, and working in the porn industry as a jumping-off point, she creates a new space for all those who can't or won't obey the rules. Virginie Despentes is the writer and co-director of Baise-Moi, the controversial rape-revenge novel that became the basis f.

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