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Ain"t I a woman

black women and feminism

by bell hooks

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Published by Pluto in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afro-American women -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p197-202. - Includes index.

    StatementBell Hooks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22136667M
    ISBN 100861043790

    Sojourner Truth (): Ain't I A Woman? Delivered Women's Convention, Akron, Ohio. Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that 'twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon. A groundbreaking work of feminst history and theory analyzing the complex relations between various forms of oppression. Ain't I a Woman examines the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the historic devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism within the recent women's movement, and black women's involvement with feminsim.5/5(2).

    Importance and Impact. In the original edition of her book Ar’n’t I a Woman?:Female Slaves in the Plantation South (Norton, ), Deborah Gray White stated that its aim was “to enrich our knowledge of antebellum black culture and to serve as a chapter in the yet unwritten history of the American black woman” (25). Thanks much in part to this effort by White, an effort that in .   A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black woman's involvement with feminism, hooks attempts to move Cited by:

      A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black woman's involvement with feminism, hooks attempts to move .   Ain't I A Woman Black Women and Feminism (Book): hooks, bell: An examination of the politics of racism and sexism from a feminist perspective, looking at the impact of sexism on African-American women during slavery, the devaluation of African-American womanhood, African-American male sexism, racism within the modern feminist movement, .


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Praise for the book: "Ain’t I a Woman is one of the most interesting, lucid books dealing with the subject of Feminism. The book can be recommended wholeheartedly to anyone who is interested in black history, in women’s history, or in that much-overlooked connection between the two." ―Maria K.

Mootry Ikerionwu, Phylon ()Cited by: A groundbreaking work of feminist history and theory analyzing the complex relations between various forms of oppression. Ain't I a Woman examines the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the historic devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism within the recent women's movement, and black women's involvement with feminism/5.

If you're a woman who complains about feminists, please read this book and try to understand what women have had to go through so that you could be where you are today: free to complain.

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A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood.

Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black woman's involvement with feminism, hooks attempts to move us beyond racist Cited by:   Gloria Watkins was a year-old undergraduate at Stanford University when she wrote her first draft of “Ain’t I A Woman,” and she published the Author: Min Jin Lee.

"Ain't I A Woman?" by Sojourner Truth Read by Carol Zsiga This reading is part of the Ocean County Library's National African American Read-In Podcast Find books like Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Ain't I a Woman: Bla. "Ain't I a Woman is one of the most interesting, lucid books dealing with the subject of Feminism. The book can be recommended wholeheartedly to anyone who is interested in black history, in women's history, or in that much-overlooked connection between the two." (Maria K.

Mootry Ikerionwu, Phylon ()). Ain’t I a Woman is structured as a critique of the dominant misconceptions, myths, and stereotypes regarding black women that white society. The speech begins with Sojourner Truth politely asking permission to say a few words.

She opens with the conclusion, “I am a woman’s rights,” and begins laying out her evidence. She asserts that she is as strong as any man and is capable of doing the work of a man such as plowing and reaping crops in the field. Sojourner Truth, albumen silver print, circa from the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that 'twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon.

Sojourner Truth (): Ain't I A Woman. Women's Rights Convention, Old Stone Church (since demolished), Akron, Ohio. Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter.

I think that 'twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty. A figurehead of intersectionality, she has authored numerous feminist classics and in the bell hooks institute was founded in her name.

Her books include Ain't I a Woman (Pluto, ), Feminist Theory (Pluto, ), Feminism is for Everybody (Pluto, ), Talking Back, (Routledge, ) and Breaking Bread (Routledge, ). She is. The legit final sentence of "Ain't I a Woman?" is a polite thank you from an unscheduled speaker confident in having made her points.

"Obliged to you for hearing me, and now old Sojourner ain't got nothing more to say." (26) Nice, but that doesn't really give us much to go on.

The closing sentences just before, however, are a lot juicier. The status quo is that women need to be protected, and she describes all the special treatment that she never receives. Yeah; both of these are messed up. Women aren't fragile things that need to be treated like weird glass-blown angels Sojourner Truth proves this by being strong.

but she also proves that Black women are treated absolutely. is a platform for academics to share research papers. Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman. Ain't I A Woman. By Patricia C. McKissack, Fredrick McKissack.

Grades. V. Genre. Non-Fiction. Ina slave named Isabella was born in New York. Paperback Book; QTY. 1 +-ADD TO CART. IN THE TEACHER STORE. Save to Wishlist Other Books You Might Like. Civil Rights and Conflict in the United States: Selected Speeches (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud-puddles, or gives me any best place!

And ain’t I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman?Ain’t I a Woman analyzes how racist and sexist oppression have prevented a positive valuation of black womanhood. As it does so, it critically engages a variety of authors and assumptions.Sojourner Truth (): Ain't I A Woman?

Delivered Women's Convention, Akron, Ohio Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that 'twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty Size: 86KB.