“Valerie Solanas’ SCUM Manifesto was written in and published in , the year she shot and wounded Andy Warhol. The text used here is that of the. Up your ass Up your ass original pdf SCUM Manifesto SCUM Manifesto in SCUM Manifesto en español SCUM Manifesto en français SCUM-Manifestet på. SCUM-manifestet har lärt Christofer Elgh mycket. Texten är underlaget till hans opera Valerie’s Voice.

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This event brought significant public attention to the Manifesto and Solanas herself. This was the title used for all subsequent editions.

The Scum Manifesto

Jansen describes the plan for creating ecum women’s world as mainly nonviolent, as based on women’s nonparticipation in the current economy and having nothing to do with any men, thereby overwhelming police and military forces, [54] and, if solidarity among women was insufficient, some women could take jobs and “unwork”, causing systemic collapse; [57] and describes the plan as anticipating that manufestet eliminating money there’d be no need to kill men.

Documents of a Rebellious Decade Uses editors parameter link Hewitt, Nancy A. University of Minnesota Press. He states, “Like other feminist satires, the ‘SCUM Manifesto’ attempts to politicize women by attacking particular masculine myths that are embedded in American popular culture. According to Jansen, it called for reproduction only of females, [54] and not even of females once the problems of aging and death were solved so that a next generation would no wcum be needed.

Winkiel further suggests that the manifesto is “an illicit performance, a mockery of the ‘serious’ speech acts of patriarchy”. Due to the aforementioned grievances, the Manifesto maniestet that the elimination of the male sex is a moral imperative.

The Manifesto argues that SCUM should employ sabotage and direct action tactics rather than civil disobedience, as civil disobedience is only useful for making small changes to society.


Retrieved August 5, The Politics of Sexuality. Solanas organized “a public forum on SCUM” maniifestet which about 40 people, mostly men she characterized as “creeps” and “masochists”, showed up; [] SCUM had no members besides her.

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Random House, 1st manifestey. It refers to empowered women, “SCUM – dominant, secure, self-confident, nasty, violent, selfish, independent, proud, thrill-seeking, free-wheeling, arrogant females, who consider themselves fit to rule the universe, who have free-wheeled to the limits of this ‘society’ and are ready to wheel on to something far beyond what it has to offer”.

In Chapman, Roger ed. In fact, even in earlier versions of the book, ‘Society for Cutting Up Men’ had not been mentioned anywhere in the text Davis, the Manifesto was a “forerunner” [] as a “call to arms among pragmatic American feminists” [] and was “enjoy[ing] The word “SCUM” is used in the text in reference to a certain type scun women, not to men.

This vanguard is referred to as SCUM.

Suomen Kuvalehti in Finnish. New York University Press. Daring to Be Bad: He does this by “constantly seeking out, fraternizing with and trying to live through and fuse mnifestet the female.

Valerie Solanas’ SCUM Manifesto

Yale Journal of Criticism. This page was last edited on 23 Septemberat Uses editors parameter link Hoberman, J. Solanas’s creative work and relationship with Warhol is depicted in the film, I Shot Andy Warhola significant portion of which relates to the SCUM Manifestoand Solanas’s disputes scm notions of authorship with Warhol. Spin MagazineVol.

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Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: Wikiquote has quotations related to: Solanas’s sister, Judith A. Retrieved 27 November The Manifesto ends by describing a female-dominated utopian future with, eventually, no men. Marmorstein, Robert 13 June Translated by Elizabeth Loverde-Bagwell.

Solanas’s first publisher, Maurice Girodiasthought of it as “a joke” [91] and described the manifesto, according to J. The title story of the Michael Blumlein short story collection, The Brains of Ratsemploys the Manifesto to illustrate the male protagonist’s hatred of himself and his gender.


Debra Diane Davis, Deborah Siegel, Winkiel, Marmorstein, and Greer said that Solanas’ plan was largely to eliminate men, mahifestet by men murdering each other, although Rich thought it might be Swiftian satire and that men’s retraining was an alternative in the ManifestoCastro did not take the elimination of men as serious, and Marmorstein included criminal sabotage of men. An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voices. Breaking up [at] Totality: The SCUM women mock the way in which certain men run the world and legitimize their power, Winkiel contends.

James Penner reads the manifesto as a satirical text. Views Read Edit View history.

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Singleton adds, “Others saw the document as a form of political satire in the style of Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal. Solanas is quoted in the sleeve notes of the Manic Street Preachers debut album Generation Terrorists.

Singleton, Carl; Knight, Jeffrey A. The Rhetoric of Radical Feminism: The grievances are divided into the following sections: In Patricia Juliana Smith. In order to destroy the system, violent action is necessary: Ruby Rich”SCUM was an uncompromising global vision” that criticized men for many faults including war and not curing disease; [14] many but not all points were “quite accurate”; [14] some kinds of women were also criticized, subject to women’s changing when men are not around; [46] and sex as in sexuality was criticized as “exploitative”.

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