Notes From A Feminist Killjoy

Notes From A Feminist Killjoy

Essays on Everyday Life

Book - 2016
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"Erin Wunker is a feminist killjoy, and she thinks you should be one, too. Following in the tradition of Sara Ahmed (the originator of the concept "feminist killjoy"), Wunker brings memoir, theory, literary criticism, pop culture, and feminist thinking together in this collection of essays that take up Ahmed's project as a multi-faceted lens through which to read the world from a feminist point of view. Neither totemic nor complete, the non-fiction essays that make up Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life attempt to think publicly about why we need feminism, and especially why we need the figure of the feminist killjoy, now. From the complicated practices of being a mother and a feminist, to building friendship amongst women as a community-building and -sustaining project, to writing that addresses rape culture from the Canadian context and beyond, Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life invites the reader into a conversation about gender, feminism, and living in our inequitable world."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto : BookThug, 2016.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781771662567
Branch Call Number: 305.4201 Wun
Characteristics: 204 pages ; 21 cm.

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