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Bad feminist : essays / Roxane Gay.

Bad feminist : essays

Gay, Roxane, author. (Author).

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Van Belkum 814.6 G253b (Text) 31307023482690 Non Fiction Checked out 09/13/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062282712
  • ISBN: 0062282719
  • Physical Description: xiv, 320 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, [2014]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Feel me, see me, hear me, reach me -- Peculiar benefits -- Typical first year professor -- To scratch, claw or grope clumsily or frantically -- How to be friends with another woman -- Girls, girls, girls -- I once was Miss America -- Garish, glorious spectacles -- Not here to make friends -- How we all lose -- Reaching for catharsis : getting fat right (or wrong) and Diana Spechler's Skinny -- The smooth surfaces of idyll -- The careless language of sexual violence -- What we hunger for -- The illusion of safety/the safety of illusion -- The spectacle of broken men -- A tale of three coming out stories -- Beyond the measure of men -- Some jokes are funnier than others -- Dear young ladies who love Chris Brown -- So much they would let him beat them -- Blurred lines, indeed -- The trouble with Prince Charming, or, He who trespassed against us -- The solace of preparing fried foods and other quaint remembrances from 1960s Mississippi : thoughts on The Help -- Surviving Django -- Beyond the struggle narrative -- The morality of Tyler Perry -- The last day of a young black man -- When less is more -- The politics of respectability -- When Twitter does what journalism cannot -- The alienable rights of women -- Holding out for a hero -- A tale of two profiles -- The racism we all carry -- Tragedy, call, compassion, response -- Bad feminist : take one -- Bad feminist : take two.
Summary, etc.:
A cultural examination of the ways in which the media influences self-perception, and discusses how society still needs to do better.
Subject: Gay, Roxane > Anecdotes.
Popular culture.
Women > Conduct of life > Anecdotes.
Race awareness in motion pictures.
African Americans in mass media.
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