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Bad feminist : essays / Roxane Gay.

Gay, Roxane, (author.).

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Erlanger Branch 818.6 G285b 2014 (Text) 33126022154656 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062282712 (paperback) :
  • ISBN: 0062282719 (paperback) :
  • Physical Description: xiv, 320 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, [2014]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. Feminism (n.): Plural -- Me. Feel me, see me, hear me, reach me ; Peculiar benefits ; Typical first year professor ; To scratch, claw or grope clumsily or frantically -- Gender & sexuality. How to be friends with another woman ; Girls, girls, girls ; I once was Miss America ; Garish, glorious spectacles ; Not here to make friends ; How we all lose ; Reaching for catharsis : getting fat right (or wrong) and Diana Spechler's "Skinny" ; The smooth surfaces of idyll ; The careless language of sexual violence ; What we hunger for ; The illusion of safety/the safety of illusion ; The spectacle of broken men ; A tale of three coming out stories ; Beyond the measure of men ; Some jokes are funnier than others ; Dear young ladies who love Chris Brown so much they would let him beat them ; Blurred lines, indeed ; The trouble with Prince Charming, or, He who trespassed against us -- Race & entertainment. The solace of preparing fried foods and other quaint remembrances from 1960s Mississippi : thoughts on "The help" ; Surviving "Django" ; Beyond the struggle narrative ; The morality of Tyler Perry ; The last day of a young black man ; When less is more -- Politics, gender & race. The politics of respectability ; When Twitter does what journalism cannot ; The alienable rights of women ; Holding out for a hero ; A tale of two profiles ; The racism we all carry ; Tragedy, call, compassion, response -- Back to me. Bad feminist : take one ; Bad feminist : take two.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay.
Subject: Gay, Roxane > Anecdotes.
Feminism.
Popular culture.
Women > Conduct of life > Anecdotes.
Race awareness in motion pictures.
African Americans in mass media.
Essays.
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