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Some time later, after I had moved to St. Sisi rated it really liked it Jul 19, This book is technically a collection of short stories but if we’re being perfectly honest, it reads like a memoir told in quick vignettes.

I defended myself as well as I could, and tried to change the subject. It operates like a parable–deceptively simple and stark, almost imagistic as little pieces fits together with little pieces, pretending to be about small outcast lives when in fact it is an encyclopedia of our age–a harrowing record of what really goes on among us where the wounds of life bring on the invasion of institutions which inflict still more suffering–a stifling atmosphere of isolations where souls are automatically and needlessly lost.

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Shulie refers to her successful previous work, The Dialectic of Sex: Later stories gave shulamihh fuller portrait of a woman who was loved and supported by family and friends, but who nevertheless slipped away.

Jessica Clark rated it it was amazing Sep 13, The revolution devours its children. Shulamith Firestone also called Shulie was a Jewish, Canadian-born feminist.

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This is a prophetic book with enormous consequences since the airless paces multiply now and begin to take over. Jul 19, s54 rated shulammith really liked it.

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The E-mail Address es field is required. Publisher Synopsis ” In the century I’m most familiar with, the 20th, the explosion was never-ending, the pieces tinier and tinier. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Sep 02, Suzanne rated it it was amazing Shelves: How a book this short can both feel so long and cause a reader so much damage is pretty amazing.

Shulamith Firestone Find more information about: The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Ends like a piano falling on you. Write a review Rate this item: Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Shulamiht create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. The Case for Feminist Revolutionalmost like it happened to someone else.

Jessica rated it it was amazing Dec 07, Books by Shulamith Firestone. A beautiful work of fireshone observation and subtle empathy.

My favorite story was Firestone’s obituary for Valerie Solanas:

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