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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Sin atajos y sin excusas. Dec 24, Andrea Vega rated it did not like it Shelves: When I was on unemployment I was not ashamed of being a social outcast. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I’m familiar enough with the psychoanalytical perspective to know despentess taking it seriously is foolish because it has no basis in science – introspection 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.

Twitter Pinterest Tumblr Facebook Google. I’m buying copies for all the people I care about, so that they too can gain the insight into the nature of our beasts. She explodes common attitudes about sex and gender, and shows how modern beauty myths are ripe for rebelling against.

Los hombres saben mejor que nosotras lo que podemos decir sobre nosotras mismas. I was also quite disturbed by her lack of substantial evidence for her claims. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Tengo subidones de hormonas que me causan estallidos de agresividad. Una mujer que realiza un trabajo sexual virginle es una mujer sino una boca, una vagina y un ano.


Virginie Despentes

Around this time she began identifying as a lesbian and started to date Spanish philosopher Paul B. Most of her discussions open with her own experiencees. I spent four years studying sociology, for a degree in sexuality and gender studies.

Despentes’ honesty and insight are amazing. I am writing as an ugly one for the ugly ones: There are plenty of blank pages between chapters and the print is large so that this reads like a collection of articles or a pamphlet, scarcely a book at all.

King Kong Theorie by Virginie Despentes

No quiero que me digan lo que tengo que hacer. Une vision du monde, un choix. En un tercer apartado, Despentes aborda el porno.

Notify me of new posts via email. She writes of the damage it did to her but also of her refusal to let it define her subsequent virginiie although, in fact, it has, as the very fact of writing ‘Baise-Moi’ testifies.

Nadie cree necesario decir que Houellebecq es guapo. Using her own experiences of rape, prostitution, and working in the porn industry as a jumping-off point, she makes the bold, stinging point that when it comes to sex today, everyone’s getting screwed. She is angry, full stop. Notify me of new comments via email.

My hope is that reading this book will support and inspire a new generation of feminist thinker-makers to raise their voices, however they see fit. Yo soy mejor que eso. Add all three to Cart Add all three to Despentez.

King Kong Theory is a great book. A French person wrote it of course because Americans are too prudish to let loose like Despentes does.


dsspentes Se quieren entre hombres. Francamente, me alegro por todas a las que les convienen las cosas tal y como son. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. This book is in part a rumination on the consequences of making the film and so is both a memoir and polemic.

I wouldn’t subscribe to everything Despentes claims, but I would certainly read everything she writes. Pero claro que quiero todo lo que un hombre puede querer, como un hombre en un mundo de hombres, quiero desafiar a la ley.

King Kong Theorie

The feminist movement needs the King Kong Theory now more than ever. So this book, despite its flaws, is strongly recommended if only for creating a tough feminist framework which intelligent men can relate to. She virfinie punk politics — a sustained commitment to rage, which she believes is leached out of women too early and too easily. Retrieved 20 September Y Beatriz Preciado la tradujo muy bien. A number of thoughts arise from this: The suspicion is that the super-structure of authority wants working girls out of sight because of their threat to cheap labour for supermarkets and offices and the fact that theoyr offer an alternative sexuality that just might make some people happier in their lives in ‘unacceptable’ ways.