Tag Archives: gender studies

Book Review: Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece From Prehistoric To Hellenistic Times, by Thomas R. Martin When an author has roughly 200 pages to cover the entirety of Greek history from prehistoric times to the Hellenistic age [1], you get a real sense of their … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figure:  The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win The Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly Although I watched the movie that was based on an early version of this book when … Continue reading

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Who Framed Megan Fox?

I was watching a video recently on feminist theory as it relates to the Transformers movies, and was intrigued about what it had to say about the character of Mikaela Banes, played by the actress Megan Fox.  The video pointed … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret History Of The Mongol Queens

The Secret History Of The Mongol Queens:  How The Daughters Of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire, by Jack Weatherford The title of this book is not entirely accurate, not without a proviso.  This book is really two shorter books in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shakespeare Conspiracy

The Shakespeare Consipracy, by Sandra Hochman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Ingram Publisher Services.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When one is a bardophile to the extent that I am [1], one reads a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Killing Rage: Ending Racism

Killing Rage:  Ending Racism, by Bell Hooks This book is a pile of contradictions that is as fascinating as it is ridiculous.  One wonders if the author is aware of just how much massive projection there is as she attacks … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dangerous Men And Adventurous Women

Dangerous Men And Adventurous Women:  Romance Writers On The Appeal Of Romance, edited by Jayne Ann Krentz This book is the example of authors seeking to legitimize their work and in the process making it more deeply but also more … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jane Austen For Dummies

Jane Austen For Dummies, by Joan Klingel Ray At least occasionally I pick up a Dummies guide and enjoy reading through it [1], and in this case there would be few people more qualified to write this book, as the … Continue reading

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It’s Not My Fault, So Please Don’t Trip

I am surprised that there is so much hate for Keri Hilson among the group of people who still remember her.  During the early 2010’s, the R&B singer had a handful of top 40 hits, two successful albums, and even … Continue reading

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Y U No Finish: The Myth Of Male Power

The Myth Of Male Power, by Warren Farrell I suppose it my own fault that I was curious about reading this book in the first place.  I saw this book on my roommate’s bookshelf and was a bit puzzled as … Continue reading

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