Reviews tagging 'Sexism'
The Argonauts, by Maggie Nelson
challenging emotional reflective medium-paced
Combination of theory and memoir, muddies the binary of transgressive and normative through reflections on queerness, motherhood, pregnancy, and family.
Graphic: Terminal illness, Pregnancy, Sexual content, Death of parent, Cultural appropriation, and Stalking
Moderate: Addiction and Sexism
Minor: AbortionFrequent mentions of Buddhism, reference to a theorist who makes questionable claims about being pregnant with mixed children as a white woman, and naming their child with a Native American name are all aspects of the books that entirely fail to interrogate the role whiteness, which is both jarring and disappointing.
adventurous challenging dark emotional informative tense slow-paced
confusing, poor structure, amazing points
Graphic: Cancer, Death of parent, Dysphoria, Eating disorder, Emotional abuse, Grief, Pregnancy, Sexism, Stalking, and Transphobia