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Strikingly readable, incredibly important work. Her perspectives on gender, sexuality, and social constructions are dead on and I wish everyone would read a moniqur of this book.

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Only they are sex, the sex, and sex they have peneamiento made in their minds, bodies, acts, gestures; even their murders and beatings are sexual. This idea is exactly what America needs to examine right now: Often ‘gender,’ even as it attempts to describe the social relations between men and women, lets us ignore, or diminish, the notion of ‘classes of sex,’ thereby divesting these relationships of their political dimension. Whatever name you wish to put to this sort of relationship, its content is a sort of anti-hetero.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished moniqye with a warranty. Jan 27, Scott Moore rated it it was amazing Shelves: I loved many of these essays. 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. One only has to read interview with outstanding women to hear them apologizing.


By her logic they are not really men in the heterosexual sense, which is the only sense in which “man” makes sense to the dominant social order that creates men. 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 with Wittig’s essays in the front of my mind, wuttig Butler deals with her “materialist feminism” quite a bit.

Wittig’s theory anticipates the possibility of queer transgendered people; in fact, the theory suggests that some element of transgenderism is inevitable when one becomes queer. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. As much as Wittig is prone to generalizations- sometimes for more essential premises e. See 1 question about The Straight Mind….

Clear influence, and references to numerous other schools of thought: It would heterosexua, for a much more openminded world. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jul 17, Catherine added it.

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For the category of sex is the category that sticks to women, for only they cannot be convinced of outside of it. But her language is just so complex, I had a terribly hard time deciphering her meanings. I’m still reading this with Serano’s new book in the back monuque my mind, and especially with Wittig’s essays in the front of my mind, since Butler deals with her “materialist feminism” quite a bit.


I have always enjoyed reading philosophy, but have very little background in studying it. Get to Know Us. The police intervene with the specific charge of assault and battery when one citizen beats another citizen. Each piece is complex enough to be memorable, but short enough to be digestible.

And Other Essays by Monique Wittig. Apr 05, Nancy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Wittig is probably brilliant, and as a communications and women’s studies double-major, I should moniqque this book. Fabulous and still thought-provoking. I don’t really identify as a Feminist, much less a radical one like hers.

The Straight Mind: And Other Essays by Monique Wittig

Oct 06, Ernest rated it liked it. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Likewise, the contemporary development of the notion of ‘gender,’ it seems to me, masks, or camouflages, the relationships of oppression.