Fury: Women Write About Sex, Power and Violence

Fury: Women Write About Sex, Power and Violence

Meena Kandasamy, Helen Razer, Anne Summers, Van Vadham, Many Sayer, Susan Chenery, Nancy Lombard, Ruth Hessey, Clem Bastow, Marg

In Fury: ladies write approximately intercourse, strength and violence, sixteen unheard of writers, led by means of editor Samantha Trenoweth, positioned violence opposed to ladies into the spotlight.

Their views diversity from the searingly own to the certainly political. What emerges is an engaging exploration of the ability dynamic among women and men, and a few artistic ideas to handle the inequalities outfitted into it.

Mandy Sayer supplies a relocating account of her formative years spent fleeing a violent stepfather; Anne Summers revisits the anarchic early days of the women's shelter circulate; Van Badham and Susan Chenery supply debts of violence in suburban Australia and pastoral Tuscany that recommend even the neatest girls are liable to attack; Indian poet and novelist Meena Kandasamy addresses rape tradition at the subcontinent; and encouraging younger activist Fahma Mohamed writes of her campaign opposed to woman genital mutilation.

In contemporary occasions, we've seen girlfriends shot of their bogs and thrown from balconies; moms and children grew to become clear of underfunded refuges; ladies raped on Indian buses, American campuses, and in Australian houses. It's time we said it. Fury explores the intersection among tradition, gender and social swap via voices which are passionate, insightful and, in particular, empowering.

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