[Reading] ➬ Oedipus Revisited ➳ Shere Hite – Jwdfitness.co.uk

Oedipus Revisited Challenging The Standard Freudian Interpretation Of The Oedipus Myth, This Study, Based On A Decade Of Research, Offers A Revolutionary Framework For Understanding Modern Masculinity All Aspects Of Contemporary Male Sexuality Are Discussed, Including How Men Relate To Their Fathers, Sexual Partners, Coworkers, And Society At Large Topics Such As The Metrosexual Male, The Aging Male, And Homosexuality Are Also Explored Drawing Conclusions From Than 10,000 Interviews With Men In All Parts Of The World, The Common Notions Of Masculinity Are Overturned And It Is Posited That Every Young Boy Is Pressured By Society Not To Merely Separate From His Mother At Puberty, But Also To Reject And Humiliate Her Often In A Public Or Ritualized Manner She Then Explores How The Legacy Of This Betrayal Is Later Manifested In Violence And Discrimination Against Women As With Her Previous Groundbreaking Studies, Every Issue Is Tackled Head On, Including Sexual Behavior, Violence, Female Sexuality, Masturbation, And Religious Fundamentalism.

10 thoughts on “Oedipus Revisited

  1. says:

    Maybe you had to be a man to read this, but it left me cold and I d thought it might be spicy and make me hot

  2. says:

    Really 2.5 stars, but I didn t like it enough to give it 3 A lot of this book was an interesting read, and the author poses some good ideas, but there was too much in it that annoyed me for me to rate it any higher Mainly three things 1 I felt she generalised far too much about things not necessarily answered by her survey and didn t provide any evidence to back these generalisations up 2 Too much repetition This book could have been half the length Occasionally I d read a sentence or tw Really 2.5 stars, but I didn t like it enough to give it 3 A lot of this book was an interesting read, and the author poses some good ideas, but there was too much in it that annoyed me for me to rate it any higher Mainly three things 1 I felt she generalised far too much about things not necessarily answered by her survey and didn t provide any evidence to back these generalisations up 2 Too much repetition This book could have been half the length Occasionally I d read a sentence or two and realise I d read the exact same sentence just a page or two before, or a chapter before Sometimes she didn t seem to answer the questions she posed, just repeated things she d already stated And 3 being just plain scientifically wrong over some things I didn t pay too much attention to the footnotes, but the one chapter I looked at, she gave two incorrect scientific facts One of these was a correction to a man who in the survey had actually got the...

  3. says:

    An interesting perspective into the sexual behaviour of men, what they feel, think, the pressure put on them to perform The author has exhaustively researched her topic and includes so many issues and topics and even uses historical and Biblical references to highlight the role of men and women and our sexual behaviour and attitudes through the ages.Thought provoking and overall a fascinating read and though this volume is aimed I think by the title at a male audience as a sort of self help An interesting perspective into the sexual behaviour of men, what they feel, think, the pressure put on them to perform The author has exhaustively researched her topic and includes so many issues and topics and even uses historical and Biblical references to highlight the role of men and women and our sexual behaviour and attitudes through the ages.Thought provoking and overall a fascinating read and though this volume is aimed I think by the title at ...

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