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Men explain things to me, (ebook)

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Men explain things to me
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Men explain things to me
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eng
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In her comic, scathing essay "Men Explain Things to Me," Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don't, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars works, airing some of her own hilariously awful encounters. She ends on a serious note- because the ultimate problem is the silencing of women who have something to say, including those saying things like, "He's trying to kill me! "This book features that now-classic essay with six perfect complements, including an examination of the great feminist writer Virginia Woolf 's embrace of mystery, of not knowing, of doubt and ambiguity, a highly original inquiry into marriage equality, and a terrifying survey of the scope of contemporary violence against women. Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of eighteen or so books on feminism, western and indigenous history, popular power, social change and insurrection, wandering and walking, hope and disaster, including the books Men Explain Things to Me and Hope in the Dark, both also with Haymarket; a trilogy of atlases of American cities; The Faraway Nearby; A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster; A Field Guide to Getting Lost; Wanderlust: A History of Walking; and River of Shadows, Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (for which she received a Guggenheim, the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, and the Lannan Literary Award). A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she is a columnist at Harper's and a regular contributor to the Guardian
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Midwest
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Solnit, Rebecca
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305.42
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non fiction
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  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Feminism
  • Women
  • Sex role
  • Marriage
  • Feminism and literature
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adult
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Men explain things to me, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781608464579
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861184
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remote
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11861184
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MWT11861184
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Men explain things to me, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781608464579
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861184
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861184
System control number
MWT11861184
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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