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Egalia"s Daughters

A Satire of the Sexes (Women in Translation Series)

by Gerd Brantenberg

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Seal Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Humorous stories,
  • Norwegian (Language) Contemporary Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLouis Mackay (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8383662M
    ISBN 100931188350
    ISBN 109780931188350


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My mom, a second-wave feminist, had this book laying around the house. I picked it up and had a lot of good laughs over it.

Egalia's Daughters is set in a world where women hold the power. As such, many elements of the world that we take for granted are subverted here. Women are called wim (wom for the individual), 4/5. Gerd Brantenberg's Egalia's Daughters creates a world where the women are in charge, and matriarchy exists.

The women are the heads of the household, the breadwinners, while the men stay at home and take care of the children/5(15). Egalia's Daughters: A Satire of the Sexes [Brantenberg, Gerd] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Egalia's Daughters: A Satire of the Sexes Skip to main contentCited by: 4.

Reminiscent of Orwell and Huxley's dystopian novels, this classic of women's literature is an intelligent and well-written contribution to the sex-role e to the land of Egalia, where gender roles are topsy-turvy as "wim" Brand: Basic Books. Welcome to the land of Egalia, where gender roles are topsy-turvy as "wim" wield the power and "menwim" light the home fires.

This re-telling of the prototypical coming-of-age novel will have readers laughing out loud and wondering who should prevail: poor Petronius, who wants more than anything to cruise the oceans as a seawom; or his powerful and protective mother 4/5(5). Egalia's Daughters (Women in Translation Series) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.4/5(K). Egalia’s Daughters is a satire and social commentary on the role of gender socialization and power.

In Egalia’s Daughters, many of the gender roles are reversed. The Wim (women) are in control and the Menwim (men) are the “lesser sex.” Women rule the primary industry of fishing. In the satire of the sexes, Egalia’s Daughters by Gerd Brantenberg, there is put forth a society different from which has ever been present in modern times.

This would be a society where women were at the forefront and did the decision making. After reading Egalia's Daughters, I realized that the author, Gerd Brantenberg, has many recurring themes which relate to the oppression of men in a woman dominated society.

In my view, the language, family structures and the entitlements women are given for having children, are the most important topics in the by: 4. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Egalias døtre by Gerd Brantenberg, MarchSeal Pr edition, Hardcover in English Egalia's Daughters (March edition) | Open Library. Various aspects of the book Egalia’s Daughters incorporate these same episodes of gender discrimination, socialization and oppression.

During Brantenberg’s time, suggesting that women should be more empowered and deserve better treatment. Here's a little delicious tid bit from Egalia's Daughters in which wim are the dominant sex and poor housebound menwim stay home to care for the children and mop the floors:This description is of the annual Menstruation Games:At the front were two big, dark red banners, symbolizing menstrual blood, then came the musicians - a band composed of twenty /5(3).

Other Egalian fisherwim left for Pax (or wherever), she took her family to Lux. One of her daughters, Kit tried to become an artist, squandered her wealth and returned to the sea and the family hut in Egalsund. Like most other fisherwim, she used the occupation as an opportunity for sexual tourism and she gave birth to Gro at sea.

Egalia's Daughters by Gerd Brantenberg Book Resume: Welcome to the land of Egalia, where gender roles are topsy-turvy as "wim" wield the power and "menwim" light the home fires. Title: Egalia's Daughters: A Satire of the Sexes Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Novem Publisher: Basic Books Language: English.

Egalia's Daughters: A Satire of the Sexes Gerd Brantenberg, Author, Louis MacKay, Translator Seal Press (CA) $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. In the book mothers often hope for a daughter like fathers in modern society often want a son. The reactions to certain events and punishments from women mold the men to be obedient and oppressed.

When Patronius is telling his mother he wants to be a seawom diver she just tells him that no real menwim want to go to see. Egalia's daughters: a satire of the sexes Item Preview Egalias døtre Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Internet Archive Books.

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Get this from a library. Egalia's daughters: a satire of the sexes. [Gerd Brantenberg] -- "Welcome to the land of Egalia, where the rules of society are very different. In this hilly seaside town, gender roles are topsy-turvy - "wim" wield the power while "menwim" mind the household.

Egalia's Daughters by Gerd Brantenberg,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). Egalia's Daughters is a thought-provoking, satirical, and feminist take on a gender-bent "utopia".

Any word or phrase with a gendered tinge to it is turned on its head to highlight how much inherent bias is present in our culture and language. Welcome to the land of Egalia, where gender roles are topsy-turvy as "wim" wield the power and "menwim" light the home fires.

This re-telling of the prototypical coming-of age novel will have readers laughing out loud and wondering who should prevail: poor Petronius, who wants more than anything to cruise the oceans as a seawom; or his powerful and protective mother /5(11).

An Analysis of Egalia's Daughters. Topics: Gender In the book “The Memory Keeper's Daughter” by Kim Edwards a doctor and his wife have twins and the first child is a healthy boy but then the second child that comes out is a little girl with the signs of down syndrome and he asks his Nurse to take the baby away to an institution while.

Gerd Mjøen Brantenberg is a Norwegian author, teacher, and feminist writer. She is also the cousin of radio and TV entertainer Lars Mjøen. Brantenberg was born in Oslo, but grew up in 4/5. Buy Egalia's Daughters: A Satire of the Sexes by Brantenberg, Gerd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Discussion Have occupations in our society progressed into treating females and males equally. "The thought of the wom who would invite him in gave him new courage." "Who said you can’t be what you want.

All [she is] saying is you must be realistic." Appearance (13) (10) By Gerd. Egalia's daughters: a satire of the sexes Item Preview Translation of: Egalias døtre Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Unknown on Janu SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   Buy Egalia's Daughter by Gerd Brantenberg from Waterstones today.

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We ship daily M-F. Choose expedited shipping if available for much faster delivery. Delivery confirmation on all US orders. Fair. After all, it is the menwim who beget children (pg 9).In Gerd Brantenberg’s book, Egalia’s Daughter’s, the menwim and children take on the wim’s last name, but the wim after giving birth are free to do as they please, and even receive a bonus for giving birth.

If a wom wanted, she could claim the child is not hers, or deny the manwom. Welcome to the land of Egalia, where gender roles are topsy-turvy as "wim" wield the power and "menwim" light the home fires. This re-telling of the prototypical coming-of age novel will have readers laughing out loud and wondering who should prevail: poor Petronius, who wants more than anything to cruise the oceans as a seawom; or his powerful and protective mother Author: Gerd Brantenberg.

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And on it, I found my copy of this book, and realised I'd never reviewed it. I also realised, bye-the-bye, that to have got on that shelf, my daughter must have had it in the kitchen, which somehow makes me quite proud, because this is not obviously a book a 15 year old girl would pick up, but it is one that perhaps more should read/5(11).

Gerd Mjøen Brantenberg (born Octo ) is a Norwegian author, teacher, and feminist writer. She is also the cousin of radio and TV entertainer Lars Mjøen. Her most famous novel is Egalias døtre ("The Daughters of Egalia"), which was published in in Norway.

In the novel the female is defined as the normal and the male as the abnormal, subjugated sex. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Egalia's Daughters: A Satire of the Sexes by Gerd Brantenberg (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Egalias Daughters Paper II. Option A. Control/Oppression Through Sexual Violence (Its possible that Option A and Option B will have overlap; you may even consider the two topics one and the same). How does the sexual violence in this novel reflect.

Originally published in Norway as Egalias Dotre in Part of the publisher's Women in Translation series. Publisher's advertisement for other titles in the series follows text. Although her works had been translated into other languages, this was the first translation into English of one of Brantenberg's books.

In Very Good Condition:Author: Gerd Brantenberg. Egalias Daughters. Words 7 Pages. In fact, I felt as though I opened the book to the middle of a story, and became turned off by the whole experience.

It took about three chapters, and someone’s help, until I started to read the book understandably, with ease, and began to enjoy the world I was entering.Egalia’s Daughters and “Sultana’s Dream” Egalia’s Daughters and “Sultana’s Dream” both portray examples of what it would be like to have gender roles reversed in both criticize gender roles and show people how gender discrimination leaves the submissive gender in suppressed fun at gender role reversal was one way these books helped in.

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