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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 dont, 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, “Hes 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.

Synopsis:

A landmark essay that went viral, inspired the word “mansplaining,” and prompted fierce arguments.

About the Author

Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of fourteen books about civil society, popular power, uprisings, art, environment, place, pleasure, politics, hope, and memory, most recently The Faraway Nearby, a book on empathy and storytelling. She is a Harpers contributing editor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781608463862
Author:
Solnit, Rebecca
Publisher:
Haymarket Books
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
130
Dimensions:
7.25 x 5.25 in

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