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English View all editions and formats. Advanced Search Find a Library. The stories are organized into bits about being in the hospital, stories about life after the hospital, losers who are mostly people who have been in and spacfs of the hospitalobituaries of people who have died, and suicides of people the author has known.

Airless Spaces by Shulamith Firestone. Inshe authored The Dialectic of Sex: Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: She was a central figure in the early development of radical feminism, having been a founding member of the New York Radical Women, Redstockings, and New York Radical Feminists. Later, a friend of mine who ran a store on St.


Debilitating mental illness is pretty much the major and only theme through this book. With an almost anachronistic philosophical confidence she explained the world as she saw it without hesitation, from the snulamith up. Mita Ramli rated it really liked it Dec 11, Those of us who never knew Firestone cannot remember her as those who knew her can.

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We should remember her. Related Articles November 16, Buttercupia rated it really liked it Jul 08, A collection of short stories, set among the disappeared and darkened sectors of New York City, about characters who fall prey to an increasingly bureaucratized poverty.

Want to Read saving…. Home About Help Search. In late August ofFirestone reportedly was found dead in her apartment on East 10th Fkrestone, where she lived alone.

G rated it really liked it Jul 26, A beautiful work of keen observation and subtle empathy. L rated it it was amazing Sep 30, This book is technically a collection of short stories but if we’re being perfectly honest, it reads like a memoir told in quick vignettes.


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Sep 23, jess rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sep 02, Suzanne rated it it was amazing Shelves: The vignettes remind me of Toomer’s Cane, but set in urban spaces and peopled with psychiatric patients. The rest spoke as unproblematic Poles, Bulgarians, Americans and so on. Brilliant, passionate, aggressive, and uncompromising in her beliefs, possessing an intellectual confidence that lives on in her work, Firestone embodied much of the radical shulamih of her era.


Semiotext e native agents series. The specific airlews or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. A season in hell. She continued to make friends, but was prone to fall out of touch, and the last years of her life were marked by self-imposed isolation.

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Sep 02, JSA Lowe rated it it was amazing. But what gives characters such as SCUM-Manifesto author Valerie Solanas their depth and charge, is their the small crises that trigger an awareness that they’re in trouble.

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