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XOX
XOX rated it 4 years ago
So even seemingly thinking person could get it wrong. Germaine Greer was wrong about Princess Diana, and she is wrong about transgender women. She has become irrelevant and by attacking normal person, she made it to the newspaper. Big.Fucking. Deal. I would not read any of her books any mor...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 6 years ago
Published 2002. “An essential aspect of the mind and art of Shakespeare, then, is his lack of self-consciousness. Nothing but a complete lack of interest in self-promotion, from which the careful publication of Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece are the only aberration, can explain Shakespea...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it 8 years ago
Greer cuts through our absurdly patriarchal fantasies of romantic love, diagnosing the misery and anxiety they cause, and draws a picture of the female stereotype as castrated - a a passive receptacle for male sexuality. She also implicates capitalism in shaping and reinforcing patriarchy, with some...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
bookshelves: published-2013, radio-4, zoology, winter-20132014, those-autumn-years, nonfiction, fradio, forest, environmental-issues, australia Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from January 27 to 31, 2014 R4 BOTWBBC description: Germaine Greer is in search of 'heart's ease'. She longs ...
madbkwm
madbkwm rated it 8 years ago
I apologize in advance for the length of this review. As a pivotal sociological/feminist work, I felt it was incumbent upon me to be thorough. Overall, I found the work to be about 1/3 spot on; about 1/3 very dated; and 1/3 to be questionable in its argument. Of course, I have the benefit of hind...
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