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La Pensée straight #2020

La Pensée straight By Monique Wittig La Pens e straight These political philosophical and literary essays mark the first collection of theoretical writing from the acclaimed novelist and French feminist writer Monique Wittig
  • Title: La Pensée straight
  • Author: Monique Wittig
  • ISBN: 9782715812642
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Paperback
  • La Pensée straight By Monique Wittig These political, philosophical, and literary essays mark the first collection of theoretical writing from the acclaimed novelist and French feminist writer Monique Wittig.
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    About "Monique Wittig"

    1. Monique Wittig

      Monique Wittig was a French author and feminist theorist particularly interested in overcoming gender and the heterosexual contract She published her first novel, L opoponax, in 1964 Her second novel, Les Gu rill res 1969 , was a landmark in lesbian feminism.

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    1. Wittig is a radical and refreshing read I loved many of these essays Her language is concise and the essays are short but she gets the ideas delivered so well oh yes and helping me through another thought challenge in the thesis Nice to think with.


    2. I m still reading this with Serano s new book in the back of my mind, and especially with Wittig s essays in the front of my mind, since Butler deals with her materialist feminism quite a bit For Wittig, all gender, male and female is part of a single construct which patriarchal oppression created not vice versa she equates sexual difference theory a la Irigaray with blaming the victim Gender is how patriarchy marks bodies so that they are processed through the usual undisturbed channels of soci [...]


    3. As a reader who is infinitely interested in gender politics, I found this collection of philosophical essays very valuable Because of this background, this book was not as mind bending for me as I m sure it would be for some readers, yet Wittig s slant on gender identity and how it relates to writing was different enough that I was opened to some new ideas The first idea that struck me came from the book s eponymous essay that challenges the notion that what founds society, any society, is heter [...]


    4. Wittig is probably brilliant, and as a communications and women s studies double major, I should love this book But her language is just so complex, I had a terribly hard time deciphering her meanings Maybe someday I ll be ready to give this one another try.



    5. Clear influence, and references to numerous other schools of thought Marxist dialectics, Structuralist linguists and Semiology are a few of the critical theories Wittig incorporates to deliver her theses At its very core, these essays center around rejecting heterosexuality not just normativity, and systems of gender that oppress, rob, take I don t really identify as a Feminist, much less a radical one like hers.I was thus quite surprised to see my initial skepticism and even ridicule at some of [...]


    6. I love the essays on the constitutive power of language, and her ideas about how that which language assumes as the universal becomes a tyranny in itself white, male, heterosexual Question does Wittig advocate making Lesbian into another sexual class One hand seems to present the idea that sexual identities are unstable and oppressive, but the other hand seems to reserve some signification for homosexual identity Uncomfortable with the use of historical slavery as a simile metaphor for the oppre [...]


    7. I enjoyed some of the essays at the beginning although I don t think lesbians are not women or destroy acknowledgment of biological sex are practical strategies in the actual world, Wittig offers a powerful critique of the political regime of heterosexuality and women s marked sex role but her writing is often much too abstract for me, and especially when she delves into literary theory and Greek philosophy, it has a tendency to go entirely over my head see the second half of the book, especiall [...]



    8. Testo complesso, con notevoli intuizioni, forse a volte troppo tecnico, filosofico, minuzioso, macchinoso Ma Monique Wittig una leggenda, un astro, a torto, minore, della scrittura e della storia della letteratura e vale la pena fare un piccolo sforzo per conoscerla meglio, entrare in punta di piedi nel suo mondo.


    9. Enjoyed Preface The Category of Sex One is Not Born a Woman The Straight Mind On The Social Contract Didn t understand and mainly referring other works and the process of writing Homo Sum The Point of View Universal or Particular The Trojan Horse The Mark of Gender The Site of Action


    10. Genderqueer before the concept had been coined and commodified Quotes about lesbians not being women, the I exalted, and excess are easily and often decontextualized and misinterpreted misused.



    11. Int ressant, important La seconde partie est peut tre un peu complexe, dense, tr s ax linguistique et philosophie Le tout se r v le n anmoins indispensable un classique avoir.





    12. Strikingly readable, incredibly important work Je l ai lu en fran ais alors que les essais ont t d abord publi s en anglais Lesbians are not women Wittig, 1978



    13. Wittig is a genius Her perspectives on gender, sexuality, and social constructions are dead on and I wish everyone would read a copy of this book It would make for a much openminded world.


    14. So many different kinds of awesomeh, I mean, yes, obviously, the systematic oppression of women is quite the opposite of awesome, Monique Wittig, however, is its epitome.


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