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What about gay men? Jan 01, Soraya rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 19, laura rated it liked it. See 1 question about The Straight Mind…. They must wear their yellow star, their constant smile, day and night. Moreso if you’re already familiar with feminist writers l’ecriture feminine, heh hehbut even if you don’t consider yourself particular sympathetic to such points of view, it’s not a waste of time.

Share your thoughts with other customers. That said, the critical tools at Wittig’s disposal seem easy enough heteroswxual incorporate into one’s own analysis that I already feel my perceptions around gendered speech have shifted dramatically.

Want to Read saving…. The more interesting question Wittig might raise to Serano is, “The fact that you pass for [in the French sense] a trans lesbian, is more evidence for the fact that lesbians are not women. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Marxist dialectics, Heterosexuak linguists and Semiology are a few of the critical theories Wittig incorporates to deliver her theses. One has to go to shelters for battered women to see how far this authority can be exercised. Gender is how patriarchy marks bodies so that they are processed through the usual undisturbed cha I’m still reading this with Serano’s new book in the back of my mind, and especially fl Wittig’s essays in the front of my mind, since Butler deals with her “materialist feminism” quite a bit.


Gender is how patriarchy marks bodies so that they are processed through the usual undisturbed channels of socialization and heterosexual society operates smoothly.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Feb 06, Mandy E rated it it was amazing. And the newspapers still today report that ‘two students and a woman,’ ‘two lawyers and a woman,’ ‘three travelers and a woman’ were seen doing this heteroeexual that. Return to Book Page.

The Straight Mind: And Other Essays by Monique Wittig

They do not need to express it all the time, for one can scarcely talk of domination over what one owns. Likewise, the contemporary development of the notion of ‘gender,’ it seems to me, masks, or camouflages, the relationships of oppression.

Jul 17, Catherine added it. As much as Wittig is prone to generalizations- sometimes for more essential premises e. Theoretically brilliant, even if a poltical “child of its time”. Wittig is a radical and refreshing read. Trivia About The Straight Mind Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Get to Know Us. And those fugitives from sex who escape the usual channels that mark them as one or heterowexual other– are they all fundamentally lesbians?

The Straight Mind: And Other Essays

I was thus quite surprised to see my initial skepticism and even ridicule at so Heterosexuak influence, and references to numerous other schools of thought: Feb 23, Andreea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jasmine Diaz rated it liked it Jan 13, Wittig is a genius. Paulina rated it really liked it Mar 31, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Nov 23, Kira rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Each piece is complex enough to be memorable, but short enough to be digestible. Fabulous and still thought-provoking.


Apr 16, dehorsmaisdedans rated it it was amazing Shelves: English Choose a language for shopping. I have always monisue reading philosophy, but have very little background in studying it. A rileggere Monique teorica wjttig scivola sul volto un ghigno compiaciuto: Only they are sex, the sex, and sex they have been made in their minds, bodies, acts, gestures; even their murders and beatings are sexual.

It assigns the woman certain obligations, including unpaid work. These political, philosophical, and literary essays mark the first collection of theoretical writing from the acclaimed novelist and French feminist writer Monique Wittig. For the category of sex is the category that sticks to women, for only they cannot be convinced of outside of it. Can I find this book?