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Vagina : a new biography

Author: Naomi Wolf
Publisher: London : Virago, 2012.
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The embarrassment and alienation we often feel when the word 'vagina' comes up in conversation is fairly new. In this book, Naomi Wolf explains why the vagina deserves an understanding of its own cultural lineage and ancestry because, what is true of the female body in general, is more true of the vagina than of any other feminine aspect.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Naomi Wolf; Naomi Wolf
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Wolf
ISBN: 9781844086887 1844086887
OCLC Number: 809871318
Description: xii, 400 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Does the vagina have a consciousness? Meet your incredible pelvic nerve ; Your dreamy autonomic nervous system ; Confidence, creativity, and the sense of interconnectedness ; Dopamine, opioids, and oxytocin ; What we "know" about female sexuality is out of date --
History : conquest and control. The traumatized vagina ; The vagina began as sacred ; The Victorian vagina : medicalization and subjugation ; Modernism : the "liberated" vagina --
Who names the vagina? "The worst word there is? ' How funny was that? ; The pornographic vagina --
The goddess array. "The beloved is me" ; Radical pleasure, radical awakening : the vagina as liberator --
Reclaiming the goddess.
Responsibility: Naomi Wolf.

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Naomi Wolf has tried hard to look at female sexuality as it really is, not as pop culture or political correctness would like it to be... The science of female arousal is complex and woefully Read more...

 
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