Dogmatic disjunction is as much an orthodoxy as dogmatic continuism, for we can also see connections of a thematic sort between this anorexic phallocrat
and Henry Spencer (historically, a Victorian pornographer) with his "poisonous erection" or indeed sticking out one's ego.
"John Updike, Champion Literary Phallocrat
, Drops One; Is This Finally the End for Magnificent Narcissists?" New York Observer 13 Oct.
by force of social superiority, Lovelace as a phallocrat
) and virtue is resistance to seduction.
We could no longer remain silent as sex itself came to be seen as dirty, a perversion, dominated by men as "demon phallocrats
A few years ago the most programmatic among Eugenides' generation of writers, David Foster Wallace, published an essay on John Updike in which he took Updike, Roth and the other "phallocrats
" to task for their worship of the penis.
If it's going to be like that, one might as well die with the phallocrats
; it's as bad as the Rapture.
Our job is to plunder from the phallocrats
and smuggle back what's been lost." Accordingly, Daly "conjures" the presence of several women at the start of her lectures: the lesbian poet Sappho; Hypatia, a brilliant philosopher dismembered at the command of the priests of Alexandria; Hildegard von Bingen; Sojourner Truth; Virginia Woolf, and Granuaile, a great Irish pirate.
At least some astrology is surely just a strategy of female credentialing, alluring to phallocrats
precisely because it borrows from the myth of the instinctual Eve.
The trouble is that they were hideously ugly and therefore foolishly enamored of the good-looking Cro-Magnons, a bunch of ignorant, bellicose phallocrats
. They intermixed and soon the days were given over to war and the nights to expensive Cro-Magnon banquets to "save the caves," on whose walls the paintings speedily decayed amid the toxic fumes from the charitable revelry.