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It refers to empowered women, “SCUM – dominant, secure, self-confident, nasty, violent, selfish, independent, proud, thrill-seeking, free-wheeling, arrogant females, who consider themselves fit to rule manifiestk universe, who have free-wheeled to the limits of this ‘society’ and are ready to wheel on to something far beyond what it has to offer”. Various critics, scholars, and journalists have analyzed the Manifesto and Solanas’s statements regarding it.

Valerie Solanas

I also found a copy of Poison’s “Flesh and Blood”, the only record in the bunch I was truly excited about owning, and slipped it in one of the boxes between albums by Doug and the Radioactive Toothpaste Hogs and The Undulating Filing Cabinet Eats God. Valerie Solanas and the Avant-Garde.

In order to destroy the system, violent action is necessary: He is a completely isolated unit, sscum of rapport with anyone.

First, that her notion of communism would work. She wrote the SCUM Manifestoan essay on patriarchal culture advocating the creation of an all-female society. I just knew that my friends were going, and I didn’t want to get a job. Mar 26, Chris rated it it was ok Shelves: His critique is, instead, one immersed in the many materialities of text.


Renard I have just finished the soanas and felt vrry unsettled to see the top reviews by men as well who seem to entirely miss the point. Refresh and try again.

Retrieved 21 June The spelling out of her coded title by Girodias was one more act of patriarchal intervention, an attempt to possess. Deconstructing the Female Terrorist book.

Valerie Solanas’ SCUM Manifesto

The Manifestoaccording to Lyon, is “notorious and influential” and was “one of the earliest I mean, only yesterday I saw a picture of a still-born fetus of “The male is a biological accident: Mar 02, sologdin rated it it was ok Shelves: I was asked if any man had ever advocated such violence against women.

In fact, even in earlier versions of the book, ‘Society for Cutting Up Men’ had not been mentioned anywhere in the text The SCUM women mock zolanas way in which certain men run the world and legitimize their power, Winkiel contends. New York University Press. At least, not at first. It is painful political poetry from the oppressed person at its cruelest.

Even so, the “rawness” and “uncensored-ness” of The SCUM Manifesto has been carefully constructed; Solanas wrote and rewrote her manifesto over a period of years.

After an hour or so of looking at various things that made no sense, I picked up the “SCUM Manifesto” by Valerie Solanas and purchased it, because it was cheap and I liked the girl’s hat on the cover.

It’s simplistic, but at the same time has more than a grain of truth. Solanas’s creative work and relationship with Warhol is depicted in the film, I Shot Andy Valeroea significant portion of which relates to the SCUM Manifestoand Solanas’s disputes on notions of authorship with Warhol. Tutti gli scritti, a cura di S.

It need to be confronted. The avant-garde, conceptualised as a particular articulation of politics and aesthetics, gains descriptive purchase only when seen as an epochal process that emerges in relationship to a distinct regime of capital accumulation and thus a I found myself agreeing with Solanas’ ecum of men probably more than I ought to. Not because it was disgusting, but because it was so trippy and weird that the person who wrote it had to be a different brand of insane and oh, my goodness, Solanas she shot Warhol because she genuinely believed that men are BAAAAD.


Daring to Be Bad: In other words, the male is an incomplete female, a walking abortion, aborted at the gene stage. The Stories behind the Titles.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: There is a fine line between crazy and inspired. The manifesto is I am both a walking dildo and a walking abortion. I, like every man, know deep down that I’m a worthless piece of shit. The manual was liberating to read. Object of the satire could be misogynist discourse i. It solnaas a complete lack of conscience and humanity. View all 30 comments. University of Minnesota Press. An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voices. Due to the aforementioned grievances, the Manifesto concludes that the elimination of the male sex is a moral imperative.

She makes exactly zero points that aren’t obvious and few that wouldn’t have been obvious at the time. Of course any discussion of the book will invariably tends towards the author’s own violent illness and shooting of Andy Warhol.