Proud Man

Originally published in England in 1934, this searing, still timely novel offers and incisive critique of the sexual politics and militarism of England, and the West as a whole.Proud Man is told from the perspective of a Genuine Person who has been thrown back in time thousands of years from a peaceful future society The Genuine Person comes from a people that are androOriginally published in England in 1934, this searing, still timely novel offers and incisive critique of the sexual politics and militarism of England, and the West as a whole.Proud Man is told from the perspective of a Genuine Person who has been thrown back in time thousands of years from a peaceful future society The Genuine Person comes from a people that are androgynous, self fertilizing, and vegetarian they live without a national government and artificial social divisions of gender and class Taking on first female, then male form, the Genuine Person confronts the deeply troubled reality of England in the 1930s, still battered after one World War and on the road to another.
Proud Man Originally published in England in this searing still timely novel offers and incisive critique of the sexual politics and militarism of England and the West as a whole Proud Man is told from

  • Title: Proud Man
  • Author: Katharine Burdekin Daphne Patai
  • ISBN: 9781558610675
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Proud Man”

    1. Cinsiyetsizlik temelinde akan bir roman. Kimi zaman kopmalar yaşasam da Swastika Geceleri gibi iyi bir feminist distopya.

    2. This is one of the stranger books I've read in my time. Swastika Night and The End of This Day's Business were deeply philosophical, but they were airport novels[1] compared to Proud Man which isI have no idea what to even say about this book.The narrator, a sexless human from, presumably, the far future, has no name that they are willing to give to subhumans (read: us), but goes by Verona (clever, Burdekin). They arrive in our time, and live both as a man and as a woman, exploring and commentin [...]

    3. This is an extraordinary book from 1934. Although it does have some of the aspects of Burdekin's later more political works (highly discursive, sketchy characterisation) in this case they are neutralised because we see everything from an alien, "human" perspective that is consciously detached from the "subhuman" culture it has been projected in to. The narrator is extremely gentle, and there is tenderness and comedy in the story (for example, the fashionable London party scene). As Burdekin arch [...]

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