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📒Shrill ✍ Lindy West
📝Shrill Book Synopsis : 'Women are told, from birth, that it's our job to be small: physically small, small in our presence, and small in our impact on the world. We're supposed to spend our lives passive, quiet and hungry. I want to obliterate that expectation...' Guardian columnist Lindy West wasn't always loud. It's difficult to believe she was once a nerdy, overweight teen who wanted nothing more than to be invisible. Fortunately for women everywhere, along the road she found her voice - and how she found it! That cripplingly shy girl who refused to make a sound, somehow grew up to be one of the loudest, shrillest, most fearless feminazis on the internet, making a living standing up for what's right instead of what's cool. In Shrill, Lindy recounts how she went from being the butt of people's jokes, to telling her own brand of jokes - ones that carry with them with a serious message and aren't at someone else's expense. She reveals the obstacles and stereotyping she's had to overcome to make herself heard, in a society that doesn't think women (especially fat women and feminists) are or can be funny. She also tackles some of the most burning issues of popular culture today, taking a frank and provocative look at racism, oppression, fat-shaming, twitter-trolling and even rape culture, unpicking the bullshit and calling out unpalatable truths with conviction, intelligence and a large dose of her trademark black humour. 'Lindy West is an essential (and hilarious) voice for women. Her talent and bravery have made the Internet a place I actually want to be.' Lena Dunham
📝The Lark s Shrill Notes Song Sung by Mrs Vincent Etc Book Synopsis :
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📒Shrill Hurrahs ✍ Kate Côté Gillin
📝Shrill Hurrahs Book Synopsis : In Shrill Hurrahs, Kate Gillin presents a new perspective on gender roles and racial violence in South Carolina during Reconstruction and the decades after the 1876 election of Wade Hampton as governor. In the aftermath of the Civil War, southerners struggled to either adapt or resist changes to their way of life. Gillin accurately perceives racial violence as an attempt by white southern men to reassert their masculinity, weakened by the war and emancipation, and as an attempt by white southern women to preserve their antebellum privileges. As she reevaluates relationships between genders, Gillin also explores relations within the female gender. She has demonstrated that white women often exacerbated racial and gender violence alongside men, even when other white women were victims of that violence. Through the nineteenth century, few bridges of sisterhood were built between black and white women. Black women asserted their rights as mothers, wives, and independent free women in the postwar years, while white women often opposed these assertions of black female autonomy. Ironically even black women participated in acts of intimidation and racial violence in an attempt to safeguard their rights. In the turmoil of an era that extinguished slavery and redefined black citizenship, race, not gender, often determined the relationships that black and white women displayed in the defeated South. By canvassing and documenting numerous incidents of racial violence, from lynching of black men to assaults on white women, Gillin proposes a new view of postwar South Carolina. Tensions grew over controversies including the struggle for land and labor, black politicization, the creation of the Ku Klux Klan, the election of 1876, and the rise of lynching. Gillin addresses these issues and more as she focusses on black women’s asserted independence and white women’s role in racial violence. Despite the white women’s reactionary activism, the powerful presence of black women and their bravery in the face of white violence reshaped southern gender roles forever.
📒Summary And Analysis Of Shrill Notes From A Loud Woman ✍ Worth Books
📝Summary and Analysis of Shrill Notes from a Loud Woman Book Synopsis : So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Lindy West’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman includes: Chapter-by-chapter overviews Character profiles Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West: A New York Times–bestselling memoir by feminist writer and humorist Lindy West, Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman follows the author’s metamorphosis from a painfully shy girl to a confidence-boosting journalist. Written in a no-holds-barred style, full of wisecracking, vulnerability, and humanity, West throws open a window and asks us to peer inside the sometimes lonely and misunderstood world of womanhood. Shrill examines how society views and treats big girls with big ideas and personalities. The discussion isn’t always pretty (touching on topics such as abortion, period stigma, and rape culture), but it’s entertaining and thought-provoking. Her story is a ballsy and provocative look at what it means to be fat and female in America. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.
📒The Shrill Voice ✍ Canadian Loyalist Movement
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📒Squeal ✍ Cynthia Davies
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📒An American Dictionary Of The English Language ✍ Noah Webster
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📒A Dictionary Of The English Language ✍ Samuel Johnson
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📒The Taking Tree ✍ Shrill Travesty
📝The Taking Tree Book Synopsis : We all know the story of the “selfless” tree that gave all she had just to make sure a young boy was “happy.” This is a different tree. This is a different boy. This is a very different book. The Taking Tree is not pleased when the boy takes her twigs to pick on his sister, or when he cuts off her branches to build a house that he burns for insurance money. And the boy is not sorry at all. Ever. In fact, he’s kind of a jerk. So what happens when the tree finally gets fed up? Let’s just say the story doesn’t end sweetly with an old man sitting on a stump.