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    DescriptionFor over 40 years, Valerie Solanas' biting polemic has delighted and terrified readers. 'SCUM' is an indictment of patriarchal culture, a call to action, a radical feminist vision for a different world. Alternating between satire and seriousness, the book remains as a relevant today as when it was first written. Popular and divisive from its first publication, the 'SCUM Manifesto' has proved an enduring classic and has been translated into over a dozen languages. This edition contains a new introduction by American poet Michelle Tea.


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    Title
    Scum Manifesto
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Valerie Solanas, Introduction by Michelle Tea
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 90
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 160 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849351805
    ISBN 10: 1849351805
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    BIC subject category V2: JFFK
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T General Subject: 750
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1960
    DC22: 305.3
    LC classification: HQ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25720
    BISAC V2.8: SOC010000
    Abridged Dewey: 305
    BIC subject category V2: JPLM
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 53
    BISAC V2.8: SOC032000, SOC028000, LIT003000
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 305.42
    BISAC V2.8: POL042040
    Ingram Theme: INDS/WOMSTD
    Thema V1.0: JBSF1, JPL, JPF, JBSF11, JBSF
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    AK Press
    Imprint name
    AK Press
    Publication date
    06 May 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Valerie Solanas: Valerie Solanas was a radical feminist playwright and social propagandist best known as the author of the "SCUM Manifesto," which she self-published and sold on the streets of New York. In 1968, she was arrested after an assassination attempt on the life Andy Warhol, and imprisoned for three years. Deemed a paranoid schizophrenic by the state, once out of jail, Solanas stalked Warhol for several more years, before eventually leaving New York. She died alone and in relative obscurity in 1988 in San Francisco, leaving behind a sheaf of typewritten pages that her mother burned after her death. Solanas was immortalized by actress Lili Taylor in the 1996 film "I Shot Andy Warhol."