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The mother of all questions

Author: Rebecca Solnit; Paz de la Calzada
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of essays, Solnit offers a timely commentary on gender and feminism. Her subjects include women who refuse to be silenced, misogynistic violence, the fragile masculinity of the literary canon, the recent history of rape jokes, and much more.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Solnit; Paz de la Calzada
ISBN: 9781608467402 1608467406
OCLC Number: 964709313
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The mother of all questions --
Silence is broken. A short history of silence ; An insurrectionary year ; Feminism: the men arrive ; One year after seven deaths ; The short happy recent history of the rape joke --
Breaking the story. Escape from the five-million-year-old suburb ; The pigeonholes when the doves have flown ; 80 books no woman should read ; Men explain Lolita to me ; The case of the missing perpetrator ; Giantess.
Responsibility: Rebecca Solnit ; images by Paz de la Calzada.

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In this collection of essays, Solnit offers a timely commentary on gender and feminism. Her subjects include women who refuse to be silenced, misogynistic violence, the fragile masculinity of the literary canon, the recent history of rape jokes, and much more.

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