SCUM Manifesto

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AK Press, 1996 - Social Science - 60 pages
Valerie Solanas gained underground notoriety when she shot, and nearly kelled, Any Warhol. This is the definitive edition of probably the finest polemic in the world.

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User Review  - GingerbreadMan - LibraryThing

SCUM is short for “Society for Cutting Up Men”, and the manifesto is Valerie Solanas’ infamous text about why the destruction of the male sex is necessary, and her visions about a society free of men ... Read full review

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User Review  - heina - LibraryThing

I always view society as ever in a state of tension between mainstream views and more radical ones. That tension eventually resolves over time via the assimilation (and/or co-opting) of the less ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Valerie Solanas (1936-1988) wrote "Up Your Ass," a play; appeared in 1, A Man, a film by Andy Warhol; and then shot Andy Warhol in 1968. She was sent to a psychiatric hospital and released after three years.

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