Hunger Strike: The Anorectic's Struggle as a Metaphor for Our Age
In this classic text, originally published in 1986, Susie Orbach brilliantly examines the anorectic's struggle. She sees women's eating problems as symbolizing the battle for autonomy, in which every woman is engaged, by identifying the first and most important arena of contention: a woman's body. It is, at one level, a cry of protest, a hunger strike against the contradictory and intolerable demands women continue to face in contemporary society.
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Hunger strike: the anorectic's struggle as a metaphor for our ageUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The author of Fat Is a Feminist Issue here shares her understanding of anorexia nervosa as a symbol and leitmotif of modern cultural forces. She presents the anorectic as everywoman, evoking the large ... Read full review
Review: Hunger Strike: Starving Amidst PlentyUser Review - Elizabeth - Goodreads
yeah, get angry. Read full review