Virginie Despentes. “I want to underline every word in this book,” Ruth texted Emily on the day she started reading King Kong Theory. Don’t let the word “theory ”. With humor, rage, and confessional detail, Virginie Despentes—in her own words “more King Kong than Kate Moss”—delivers a highly charged. King Kong Theorie by Virginie Despentes La Couleur pourpre by Alice Walker La Vie Heureuse by Nina Bouraoui La Servante écarlate by Margaret Atwood La.

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Published October 3rd by Livre de Poche first published Y de una forma no particularmente femenina, lo confirmo, pero por casualidad, de una manera bastante eficaz. There’s much more to it than that. You are commenting using your WordPress.

What a bumper eespentes. Queremos ser mujeres decentes. I’m familiar enough with the psychoanalytical perspective to know that taking it seriously is foolish because it has no basis in science – theoru and individual case studies are no substitutes for rationalism and empiricism, and when any of its claims were subjected to scientific investigations, they were proven wrong.

She moved to Okng. I would never swap places, because it seems to despenges that being Virginie Despentes is a more interesting business than anything else going theort out there. Despentes points out that it’s often men as well as women who suffer from traditional norms because the pressure to conform kign applies to them – and she tries to pin down who profits from this system.


The first few pages are ab At the beginning of this month I realised my non-fiction quota for was looking pretty pathetic: Open Preview See a Problem? Yes, Virginie is angry. Igoni Barrett 1 A. Sep 28, leynes rated it really liked it. Who dares to call herself a feminist? How many group rapes would have been stopped if just one in a group stood up and said that it was wrong or if a single rapist was faced by the prospect of long term male peer disapproval? November 22, at 1: You will love it.

But her strongest passages are on rape where she speaks from experience.

King Kong Theorie by Virginie Despentes

November 12, at There are some things in there that will hit you hard if you let them. Pasaron otras cosas, pero esas fueron las dos principales. But guess what, Mrs.

No comparto todo lo que expone pero si me parecen interesantes algunas de sus reflexiones con las que estoy totalmente de acuerdo. Want to Read saving….

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Without children you will never be fulfilled as a woman, but bringing up kids iing decent conditions is almost impossible. Tiene una entrevista muy completa en feminicidio. Las mujeres deben ser libres de salir y de no correr el riesgo de ser violadas.


Cat on Savidge Reads at the Man Booke…. This picture, which was a story on here ming other week, and all your giggly responses to depentes were a highlight in tricky week or two. It is not necessary to agree with Virginie Despentes in all points kog appreciate this passionate pamphlet against toxic masculinity in the context of gender relations, societal norms, the class system and capitalism. Twitter Pinterest Tumblr Facebook Google. November 12, at 2: It’s a damn shame. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Kingg.

Despentes in March Tiene opiniones de mierda sobre la violencia sexual, aunque si quieren usar un eufemismo, pueden decir que tiene “opiniones controvertidas”. Ellos que son tan locuaces y competentes cuando se trata de disertar sobre las mujeres. Yet these sit oddly between I am reviewing the English Edition, published by Serpent’s Tail, rather than the French Edition Let’s get the negatives out of the way quickly because this is an important little book that might have got the honour of five stars if its faults had been more sincerely addressed by its Editors.