Body Horror

Body Horror

Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes

eBook - 2016
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Unspeakable acts are committed on women's bodies under capitalism everyday. In Body Horror, Anne Elizabeth Moore explores the global toll of capitalism on women with thorough research, surprising humor, and ease-especially when examining her own experiences with disease and health care-to create a portrait of contemporary American culture that is gory and fascinating. Anne Elizabeth Moore is the author of Unmarketable and Cambodian Grrrl, co-editor and publisher of the now-defunct Punk Planet, a founding editor of Best American Comics, a Fulbright scholar, former UN Press Fellow, and USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow.
Publisher: Chicago : Curbside Splendor, 2016.
ISBN: 9781940430935
1940430933
Characteristics: text file
1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: Recorded Books, Inc

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Chicago Public Library recommends this title as one of the best books published in 2017.

Can fashion models be compared to garment workers in Cambodia? Do we have the best healthcare system in the world? Find out in Anne Elizabeth Moore's new collection of essays. Some of the topics she tackles include the medical industrial complex, the horror industry, and slavery-like conditions i... Read More »


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Sep 03, 2017

A fantastic read! Moore is a terrific writer - as the blurb on the book says "1000000000% punk rock" - scathingly honest and full of heart. One of the writers I would love to meet.

glibdelite Aug 29, 2017

A beautifully-illustrated, scattered set of essays--Cambodian garment workers, superbugs, bodies and gendered violence in horror movies, a history of tampon disposal--from which larger themes of institutionalized misogyny and ableism emerge.

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