Posts Tagged: Rachel Wilkinson

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Valuation Methods


In some of my fantasies, I make a pitch for art or for truth, defend them like commodities. ...more

Extensions of the Self


Over at Vela Magazine, Rachel Wilkinson explores the cultural significance of women’s hair:

Feminists have often identified hair grooming as the first lesson in gender socialization. Dolls are perfectly designed to aid girls in learning submission, letting them play-act the labor that will later be expected of them when it comes to appearances.