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The SCUM women mock the way in which certain men run the world and legitimize their power, Winkiel contends. Nobody will touch it? Mar 02, sologdin rated it it was ok Shelves: Not because it was disgusting, but because it was so trippy and weird that the person who wrote it had to be a different brand of insane and oh, my goodness, Solanas she shot Warhol because she genuinely believed that men are BAAAAD.

Especially since Solanas manigiesto lots of really offensive shit to say about women, especially women who like fucking dudes “raving sex maniacs” is a very mild example.

Due to the aforementioned grievances, the Manifesto concludes that the elimination of the male sex is a moral imperative.

According to Jansen, it called for reproduction only of females, [54] and not even of females once the problems of aging and death were solved so that a next generation would no longer be needed.

Of course this book will manifiseto appeal to the male identifiers and wussy little daddy’s girls who mistakenly think that the patriarchy benefits them in some way, but they’ll find out the hard way She wrote the SCUM Manifestoan essay on patriarchal culture advocating the creation of an all-female society.

The Politics of Sexuality. Views Read Edit View history. Her sweeping generalizations of the male population do bear some truth. Solanas is brilliantly witty, and for those scardey cat, humorless males that say “but she tried to kill someone!


Laura Winkiel, an associate professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulderargues that the “SCUM manifesto parodies the performance of patriarchal social order it refuses”. What if I tried to kill a famous person? To dismiss The SCUM Manifesto as “unhinged” only underlines the thesis that women’s rationality will always be made to look like insanity.

The speaker was a liberal arts grad who has Judith Butler books on his shelf.

SCUM Manifesto

It’s a good dose of crazy, faulty reasoning. Breaking up [at] Totality: My guess is, she was going for some kind of satire–an indictment of ’60s radicals and their extremist ways? Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: I then began carrying the two unbelievably heavy and cumbersome cardboard boxes full of records across campus in what I prayed manfiiesto the general direction of my dorm, stopping only to abandon one of the boxes in the middle of the commuter parking lot unfortunately it was the box with “Flesh and Blood” in it.

Scum Manifesto is also the title of a short film directed by Carole Roussopoulos and Delphine Seyrig. I’m dead serious ‘ ” interviewee Solanas’s words. Solanas’s creative work and relationship with Warhol is depicted in the film, I Manigiesto Andy Warhola significant portion of which relates to the SCUM Manifestoand Solanas’s disputes on notions of authorship with Warhol.

Nick Cave said that Solanas in the Manifesto “talks at length about what she considers maleness and the male psyche View all 5 comments.

The agressive language,tone made it a powerful read. I should probably explain my four stars. Thus is Valerie Solanas’ magnum opus – SCUM Society for Cutting Up Men Manifesto – a feminist classic from the revolutionary change of the ’60s, in which she penned her edgy, radical, brilliant thoughts and ideas, namely the purging from the earth the scourge of all of the world’s and society’s ills – M E N!


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The Scum Manifesto

See also Richp. The title story of the Michael Blumlein short story collection, The Brains of Ratsemploys the Manifesto to illustrate mxnifiesto male protagonist’s hatred of himself and his gender. SCUM Manifesto was considered one of the most outrageous, violent and certifiably crazy tracts when it first appeared in Lots of vibrant plaids.

I’ve made it, like, a mission not to hang out with frat boys and shit. It’s so right on and so way off. This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat I was asked if any man had ever advocated such violence against women.

Valerie Solanas’ SCUM Manifesto

I think the Manifesto succeeds as a condemnation of patriarchy and classism. The grievances are divided into the following sections: There’s no organization called SCUM Heller argued that the Manifesto shows women’s separation from basic economic and cultural resources and, because of psychological subordination to men, women’s perpetuation of that separation.

Xcum boldly approached the poetry section, because I was in college.

Despite my not maniiesto a record player, I decided to find the radio station and take as many free records as possible. I once got into an animated discussion over beer about this book.