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It pretty obvious that Solanas herself didn’t take her manifest literally as she would admit to it in her more lucid moments Alongside the discussion about the male is defective animal, she says some profound things about the gender roles in a way calm,droll acadamic essays about men,women cant say. I just hope no one comes across this manifisto thinks it’s what feminism really is. It’s that a woman, who knows what it feels like to be discriminated against because of one’s gender decides to do the same.

The Scum Manifesto

Of course any discussion of the book will invariably tends towards the author’s own violent illness and shooting of Andy Warhol. Solanas then accuses men of turning the world into a “shitpile” and presents a long list of grievances. Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: Mar 01, Hadrian rated it liked it Shelves: In the film, Seyrig reads several passages from a French translation of Solanas’s manifesto. That is VERY telling of our society.

The title story of the Michael Blumlein short story collection, The Brains of Ratsemploys the Manifesto to illustrate the male protagonist’s hatred of himself and his gender.

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The Manifesto was little-known until Solanas attempted to kill Andy Warhol in I’m reading this, as a man of course, and cheering on Solanas’ bad-ass, hilarious, blunt-force-trauma, withering, genocidal rant against men. I put the book back on the shelf within seconds of flipping through it, terrified and thinking fondly of my childhood bedroom. Solanas spent most of her time afterward in mental hospitals, dying destitute in a welfare hotel.

SCUM Manifesto was considered one of the most outrageous, violent and certifiably crazy tracts when it first appeared in I relate to her fury.

No trivia or quizzes yet. But reading it I felt like my anger regarding the injustice women live everyday was understood and validated.

SCUM Manifesto – Wikipedia

Translated by Elizabeth Loverde-Bagwell. Thus is Valerie Solanas’ magnum opus – SCUM Society for Cutting Up Men Manifesto – a feminist classic from the revolutionary change of the ’60s, in which she penned her edgy, radical, brilliant thoughts and ideas, namely the purging from the earth the scourge of all of the world’s and society’s mankfiesto – M E N!

I finally found my dorm, flopped the box of records onto the floor, and left again, because my roommate was watching manifiedto, which was sscum and upsetting to me.

I just knew that my friends were going, and I didn’t want to get a job. I think the quote is self-explanatory, this book is full of male-hate and general sexism toward the masculine gender, doing the exact same thing women have been suffering from since the beginning of times. Sep 24, Nika rated it really liked it.

SCUM Manifesto

Uses editors parameter link Hoberman, J. A tiny thing that weirded me out was how normal it’d have sounded if the essay was gender swapped; it could easily be an anti-women propaganda. It’s beautiful in theory and tragic in reality. The Manifesto ends by describing a female-dominated utopian future with, eventually, no men. Archived from the original on July 26, The assertion by its author of the inherent superiority of women over men, and whose book opens with “.


Very few feminists would agree with Solanas. I didn’t know it was possible for me to be unable to critic something beca “The male is completely egocentric, trapped inside himself, incapable of empathizing or identifying with others, or love, friendship, affection of tenderness. I found myself agreeing with Solanas’ assessment of men probably more than I ought to.

Of course, I suppose Solanas would expect men to take care of this. The Rhetoric of Radical Feminism: Retrieved 28 April Neither of the two proposals is meant to be taken seriously, and each belongs to the realm of political fictionor even science fiction, written in a desperate effort to arouse public consciousness.

Valerie Solanas’ SCUM Manifesto

Books by Valerie Solanas. But it was not a healing one.

Bulletin of the Project for Transnational Cultural Studiesvol. Like when they turn 50 or thereabouts The SCUM Manifesto is important to me because it represents every “irrational” thought I’ve had when I’ve been angry and, due to both rage and social constraints placed around the proper expression of women’s emotion, unable to express them.

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