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Cunt: A Declaration of Independence

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ISBN13: 9781580050753
ISBN10: 1580050751
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This book is for any woman who has been frustrated at the world but doesn't know why. Muscio is unforgiving and blunt in her delivery of her fantastically liberating experiences that make her a woman. Relatable, funny, and completely shocking at times, this headfirst dive into feminism will leave you empowered to take on the inequalities that people face every day.
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Publisher Comments:

An ancient title of respect for women, the word "cunt" long ago veered off this noble path. Inga Muscio traces the road from honor to expletive, giving women the motivation and tools to claim "cunt" as a positive and powerful force in their lives.

In this fully revised edition, she explores, with candidness and humor, such traditional feminist issues as birth control, sexuality, jealousy between women, and prostitution with a fresh attitude for a new generation of women. Sending out a call for every woman to be the Cuntlovin' Ruler of Her Sexual Universe, Muscio stands convention on its head by embracing all things cunt-related.

This edition is fully revised with updated resources, a new foreword from sexual pioneer Betty Dodson, and a new afterword by the author.

Review:

"Bright, sharp, empowering, long-lasting, useful, sexy." San Francisco Chronicle

Review:

"Cunt provides fertile ground for psychological growth." San Francisco Bay Guardian

Review:

"Cunt does for feminism what smoothies did for high-fiber diets — it reinvents the oft-indigestible into something sweet and delicious." Bust Magazine

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Christin, August 9, 2012 (view all comments by Christin)
I loved this book. It reminded me of the only thing I liked about grad school: my friends. The women in my grad program were very tight knit. Every one of them were terrifyingly intelligent and radical thinkers. They were also snarky, irreverent, and had speech patterns very reminiscent of 'Buffy.' Reading this book was like talking to them. It's full of interesting, intelligent ideas (which is not to say that I agreed with everything, but it's all worth reading and thinking about), but the tone is about as far from academic as you can get. Which is a good thing, as far as I'm concerned.

At its heart, this book tries to show women how to start developing an appreciation of their own bodies, minds, and other women; it's something that's desperately needed in this day and age.
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Kristina Mageau, August 8, 2012 (view all comments by Kristina Mageau)
This book was very powerful for me. I felt more connected to my body, myself, and my sisters after reading it. I realized how important it is to be around women because of it, especially during that time of the month. If you want to feel more empowered as a woman, or if you want to better understand women, I suggest reading this book.
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librarylapin, June 10, 2008 (view all comments by librarylapin)
This was my beautiful and radical introduction to feminism. Muscio's unique blend of humor and outrage turns into a brilliantly crafted book about gender and human respect. Trite as it may be to say, this book changed my life.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580050753
Author:
Inga Muscio and Betty Dodson
Publisher:
Seal Press (CA)
Foreword by:
Dodson, Betty
Foreword:
Dodson, Betty
Author:
Dodson, Betty
Author:
Muscio, Inga
Location:
New York
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Body, human
Subject:
Sexism in language
Subject:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Women -- Psychology.
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Live Girls
Series Volume:
36
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7 x 5.38 in 13.5 oz

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Product details 416 pages Seal Press (WA) - English 9781580050753 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

This book is for any woman who has been frustrated at the world but doesn't know why. Muscio is unforgiving and blunt in her delivery of her fantastically liberating experiences that make her a woman. Relatable, funny, and completely shocking at times, this headfirst dive into feminism will leave you empowered to take on the inequalities that people face every day.

"Review" by , "Bright, sharp, empowering, long-lasting, useful, sexy."
"Review" by , "Cunt provides fertile ground for psychological growth."
"Review" by , "Cunt does for feminism what smoothies did for high-fiber diets — it reinvents the oft-indigestible into something sweet and delicious."
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