What does feminism mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essayadapted from her much-viewed TEDx talk of the same nameby Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first centuryone rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviors that marginalize women around the world, in order to help readers of all walks of life better understand the often masked realities of sexual politics. Throughout, she draws extensively on her own experiencesin the U.S., in her native Nigeria, and abroadoffering an artfully nuanced explanation of why the gender divide is harmful for women and men, alike. Argued in the same observant, witty and clever prose that has made Adichie a bestselling novelist, here is one remarkable authors exploration of what it means to be a woman todayand an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists....
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We Should All Be Feminists Reviews
Eu já tinha assistido à palestra da Chimamanda no TEDxEuston mas hoje (por ser dia internacional da mulher) a Companhia das Letras me enviou o livrinho e eu acabei pegando pra ler.
Esse é um ensaio bem curtinho mas muito importante. É meio que o bê-a-bá do feminismo e eu super recomendo essa leitura pra quem quer começar a entender o movimento feminista e toda a questão de gênero que (GRAÇAS A DEUSSSS) tem sido cada dia mais discutida atualmente.
Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend.
We Should All Be Feminists tackles the issue of feminism in the twenty-first century, rallies readers to envision a better, more equal world, and then encourages readers to take action to make that vision a reality.
The misunderstanding and negative stigma associated with the word feminist is eloquently explained in just a few short pages. The clear-headed, concise approach taken by the author to make the wo ...more
I want to just buy a crate of these and pass them out to strangers and friends and family.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a leading voice in African literature today. She has written three novels and one short story collection that have all won multiple awards. Two years ago she was asked by organizers of the TEDx talk to deliver a lecture on her views on feminism in the 21st century. We Should All Be Feminists is the published essay of her talk, and is a resource that is beneficial to all who read it.
After reading Americanah, I was curious to read one of Adichie's novels that takes pla ...more
everyone needs to read this asap.
— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun.
We Should All Be Feminists is a personal, eloquently-argued essay – adapted from the much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name – by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Which I have, not so coincidentally, watched numerous times— so much so that I have come to learn and preform the speech alongside her.
The modified book version of the talk was a very quick and important read that, like the talk, will stay with me for a long time (especially all the beautifully ...more
This should be required reading