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Virginie Despentes is best known for writing and directing Baise-moi Fuck Mea film that polarised critics and audiences with its graphic scenes of rape, murder and real sex. Llamemos a las cosas por su nombre, le choque a quien le choque.

Retrieved from ” https: Diremos que de lo que tienen ganas, realmente, es de follar entre ellos. The suspicion is that the super-structure of authority wants thory girls out of sight because of their threat to cheap labour for supermarkets and offices and the fact that they offer an alternative sexuality that just might make some people happier in their lives in ‘unacceptable’ ways.

I like Despentes’ directness, anger, and energy. From toshe wrote a blog that documented her daily life. Similarly, Despentes’ attack on one part of ‘bourgeois’ French womanhood, working against the interests of the rest, rings true in both cultures but is far more institutionalised in French culture – perhaps because Catholicism kingg a moral framework even amongst middle class secularists and socialists.

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For some, this collection of essays may be revealing and inspiring in making them re-evaluate their place in the world or thoughts about other women. Throughout the book, I found myself wondering if Despentes was delivering a critique of oppositional sexism or contr I like Despentes’ directness, anger, and energy.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. She unravels the mysteries of sex vitginie, pornography, and femininity. Los Beatles se ven obligados a dejar de actuar: Y de paso, furiosos por tener que someterse, le dan un par de hostias a una o dos chicas.

Get to Know Kung. Despentes isn’t messing around. One solution is that women scuttle back into their holes – Despentes rejects that and so should all of us: Would you like to tell us vigrinie a lower price?

This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat King Kong Theory is a great book.

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Almost no statistics, and zero scientific studies – instead she expected me to accept little more than her anecdotal evidence, pop culture and “common sense,” and worst of all, choice snippets of psychosexual jargon-laden psychoanalysis “theories.

I would never swap places, because it seems to me that being Virginie Despentes is a more interesting business than anything else going on out there. When the censorship imposed by society’s leaders is destroyed, what collapses is the moral order built on the exploitation of the masses Que todas lo estamos, que no es nuevo. I rather wish that these discussions could, in fact, be found online so as to inspire more commentary on the ideas raised in it.

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Quand est-ce que les lignes vont vraiment bouger? La histeria de la groupie. Her work is an inventory of youth marginalization ; kiny participates to the sexual revolution lived by Generation X and to the acclimation of pornography in public spaces through new communication techniques. At the beginning of this month I realised my non-fiction quota for was looking pretty pathetic: You will love it.

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A number of thoughts arise from this: Dedicating this manifesto to the ugly, the queer, the abused, all those who don’t fit into the idea of what a “woman” should be, she goes on to explore the dysfunction of the way our western society treats all those people. Trivia About King Kong Theorie. Sin atajos kohg excusas. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Hagamos lo que hagamos, siempre hay alguien que se esfuerza por decirnos que es una mierda. Yo soy mejor konng eso. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Share your thoughts with other customers. Teoria king kong, Virginie Despentes.

Virginie Despentes spirit is amazing.

No como el resto del libro. I spotted a variety of fallacies throughout this book, but this particular kind – expecting the reader not to understand what she’s talking about and using the assumption to back up her claims – has always been the most enraging to me. This picture, which was a story on here the other week, and all your giggly responses to it were a highlight in tricky week or two.

I spent four years studying sociology, for a degree in sexuality and gender studies. With Virginie Despente, I say to them: