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 ”. 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. With humor, rage, and confessional detail, Virginie Despentes—in her own words “more King Kong than Kate Moss”—delivers a highly charged.

Author: Julmaran Akikus
Country: Cyprus
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Video
Published (Last): 16 November 2016
Pages: 336
PDF File Size: 14.82 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.32 Mb
ISBN: 864-5-46179-854-1
Downloads: 3536
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kegal

Me di cuenta de muchas cosas.

No quiero que me cierren la boca. Despentes points out that it’s often men as well as women who suffer from traditional norms because the pressure to conform also tnorie to them – and she tries to pin down who profits from this system.

Medieval Renaissance 17th 18th 19th 20th century Contemporary.

Archived at the Wayback Machine. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Yet these sit oddly between an equally interesting introduction, in which Virginie Despentes places her book in some context, and an utterly daft rant at the end in which she lets virginje to her furies. John Harrison 1 M.

King Kong Theorie

Virginie Despentes is best known for writing and directing Baise-moi Fuck Mea film that polarised critics and audiences with its graphic scenes of rape, murder and real sex. Me ha sabido a poco. Action to control prostitution like the Dspentes Market’s effects on labour destroys semi-stable communities and creates the very conditions for the importation of trafficked innocents.

Un libro de lectura obligada, que te vuela la cabeza.

Government is out of control at a higher level than sexuality ddspentes it is using excuses to reassert its authority at the lowest level possible – by targeting the girls who can’t fight back and punters who live in self-imposed ‘shame’ because of ‘convention’. In her book, Jessa Crispin wants to attack the status quo of feminism, but she’s constantly being careful about the language she uses.


Y de paso, furiosos por tener que someterse, le dan un par de hostias a una o dos chicas. In fact I disagree quite strongly with some of it.

It is also so ‘French’ as to make it dangerously close to being dismissed in Anglo-Saxon circles. Igoni Barrett 1 A. Without children you will never be fulfilled as a woman, but despented up kids in decent conditions is almost impossible. Inshe published a non-fiction work, King Kong Theory. Se quieren entre hombres. Pero yo nunca he sido razonable y me costaba conformarme. That Despentes continues in this vein is a shame, particularly at a time when feminism may have to fight hard to maintain hard-won gains during the recession.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is not the virgiie by men of women as a class that is the issue but that of all by an elite of collaborating men and women who control what is permissible or not permissible in sexual relations. El deseo es su dominio, en exclusiva. Su discurso es algo confuso e incluso llega a contradecirse en algunos momentos, como cuando habla de la feminidad. Gustar a los hombres es un arte complicado, que exige que borremos todo aquello que tiene que ver con el dominio de la potencia.

Mixing general observations and personal experience, Despentes talks about the sexual revolution, gender equality, motherhood as an ideological concept, rape culture, prostitution, and porn, and she dissects the movie “King Kong” as a metaphor for the repression of female sexuality hence the title. The exchange of bodily fluids or physical touch is merely one form amongst many.

Siempre hemos existido, pero nunca hemos ghorie.

Review: King Kong Theory by Virginie Despentes | Books | The Guardian

A los hombres les gustan los hombres. 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. This analysis, especially from someone who briefly worked as a prostitute as Despentes did, is extraordinary, about as erroneous a view of most modern marriages as you could have.


Yo pertenezco a ese sexo, el que debe callarse, al que todos acallan. Email required Address never made public. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Yo hablo como proletaria de la feminidad. Do you want everyone to see you as a woman who has been subject to that?

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Estamos formateadas para evitar entrar en contacto con nuestro propio lado salvaje. Notify me of new comments via email.

Ce n’est pas que je ne m’y attendais pas. Y de una forma no particularmente femenina, lo confirmo, pero por casualidad, de una manera bastante eficaz. Querer follar con mucha gente: Por eso nunca se nos llama al orden de una manera tan severa y estricta como en el territorio de las clases pudientes: Queremos ser mujeres decentes.

Retrieved from ” https: No matter that her starting point that prostitution isn’t necessarily degrading is valid: Une vision du monde, un choix. 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? At the beginning of this month I realised my non-fiction quota for was looking pretty pathetic: But guess what, Mrs.