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We Should All Be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
We Should All Be Feminists
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A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of ‘Americanah’ and ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name. An eBook short. What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a... show more
A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of ‘Americanah’ and ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name.

An eBook short.

What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay – adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name – by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of ‘Americanah’ and ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’. With humour and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century – one rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviours that marginalise women around the world, in order to help readers of all walks of life better understand the often masked realities of sexual politics. Throughout, she draws extensively on her own experiences – in the U.S., in her native Nigeria – offering an artfully nuanced explanation of why the gender divide is harmful for women and men, alike. Argued in the same observant, witty and clever prose that has made Adichie a best-selling novelist, here is one remarkable author’s exploration of what it means to be a woman today – and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists.

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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780008115289
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
5.0 We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a well-known feminist and I've been meaning to pick up some of her work for a while now. And I thought what better place to start than reading her written version of a TEDx Talk she gave back in 2012 which you could see right here. First, I decided to watch the talk bef...
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Bookish thoughts!!! rated it
5.0 We Should All Be Feminists!!!
Lots of people talked about this book. I saw people who I trust with my life (and book choices) truly loving the book. So I bought it on amazon and had it on my kindle app for a while. Today I picked it up, and bought another book by the author right after I finished the book. Cause I'm hooked. Th...
Oh My Aslan
Oh My Aslan rated it
I received this book for free through a complimentary Quarterly Literary Box. This is a great book (essay) that explains the fundamentals of feminism. It incredibly accessible and clears up some misconceptions about feminism, like why we don't just call it human rights. Overall, this is a must rea...
theguywhoreads
theguywhoreads rated it
4.0 An Essay That Should Be Read By Everyone.
Earlier this month, I attended a book discussion 'Purple Hibiscus' where I did not read the book. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie had written 3 novels and a collection of short stories. I wasn't into the books she had written despite the praises from other book readers. I was more interested on her essay '...
Jocelyn (The Reading World)
Jocelyn (The Reading World) rated it
0.0 We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I watched the TED talk here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg3um...And read what I think is the shortened pdf here:http://jackiewhiting.net/AmStudies/Un..._________________ Some people ask: “Why the word feminist? Why not just say you are a believer in human rights, or something like that?” Becaus...
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