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Read this manifesto it’s short then consider how just about everything Solanas says has exact parallels in misogynistic discourse. Of course, I suppose Solanas would expect men to take care of this.

Documents of a Rebellious Decade Southern Poverty Law Center. Regardless of whether or not Solanas believed everything she wrote, the manifesto is an interesting reversal of exactly the kind of shit men have been saying about women for fucking ever. I know because that lovely couplet note the “it” was said directly to me. Not sure if this is serious or not. Third, old age is not a disease, and scientists do not hold the secret to immortality. Nov 10, For that matter, she probably wasn’t crazy.

The Scum Manifesto

After failing to relocate the commuter lot, where my second box of records was no doubt being preyed upon by skinheads, I found myself in the bookstore, where I immediately felt at ease.

In Chapman, Roger ed. In other words, the male is an incomplete female, a walking abortion, aborted at the gene stage.

I had no idea how to prepare for college, nor any idea what to do once I got there. First, that her notion of communism would work. Sdum on the Women’s Movement Cambridge, Mass.: Hobermanas “a Swiftian satire on the depraved behavior, genetic inferiority, and ultimate disposability of the male gender”. To dismiss The SCUM Manifesto as “unhinged” only underlines the thesis that women’s rationality will always be made to look like insanity.


Sep 21, Robert rated it did not like it. What if I tried to kill a famous person?

He does this by “constantly seeking out, fraternizing with and trying to live through and fuse with the female. There are far too many gems here to be pulled for out-of-context quotations. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Do I agree with every point? Mar 12, Anya rated it did not like it Shelves: I mean, only yesterday I saw a picture of majifiesto still-born fetus of “The male is a biological accident: It’s not even me But the Manifesto, for all its vitriol, is impossible to dismiss as just the rantings of a lesbian lunatic.

I sxum ignore the man hatred – that’s a matter of opinion – but many of her suggestions for improving the world are simply batty.

The speaker was a liberal arts grad who has Judith Butler books on his shelf. I didn’t know it was possible manifiedto me to be unable to critic something because god knows I love to bitch, but Solanas did it. He is a completely isolated unit, incapable of rapport with anyone. While, according to Lyon, the Manifesto is irreverent and witty, [75] according to Siegel sxum Manifesto “articulated bald female rage” [76] [d] and Jansen says the Manifesto is “shocking” and breathtaking.

As strange and repulsive this manifesto may be, it does attest to the fact that Solanas was a powerful writer. James Penner reads the manifesto as a satirical text.

The title story of the Michael Blumlein short story collection, The Brains of Ratsemploys the Manifesto to illustrate the male protagonist’s hatred of himself and his gender. Mar 30, Pat Schakelvoort rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Debra Diane Davis, Deborah Siegel, Winkiel, Marmorstein, and Greer said that Solanas’ plan was largely to eliminate men, including by men murdering each other, although Rich thought it might be Swiftian satire and that men’s retraining was an alternative in the ManifestoCastro did not take the elimination of men as serious, and Marmorstein included criminal sabotage of men.


Still, important to read to simply capture a sense of feminism than. The Stories behind the Titles. Her passage on men who set out on a mission to get a “piece” is painfully and truthfully hilarious! Archived from the original on July 26, In fact, the work has indisputable prescience, not only as a radical feminist analysis light-years ahead of its timepredicting artificial insemination, ATMs, a feminist uprising against under-representation in the artsbut also as a stunning testament to the rage of an abused and destitute woman.

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Manifiseto some of her radical and ridiculous statements are actually some interesting concepts which we still hear about–lab babies, for example. People either compare this to something like A Modest Proposal or they dismiss it as the work of a raving lunatic. Solanas was claimed as an ‘important spokeswoman’ by the radical wing of NOW I would manifiestoo about weird music and it would help me with college.

Uses editors parameter link Hoberman, J. The manifesto is intellectually inconsistent, stupid, frustrating and thoroughly enlightening all at once.

I once got into an animated discussion over beer about this book.