EBOOK READ (Imperfect) Ð Lee Kofman


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    EBOOK READ (Imperfect) Ð Lee Kofman Lee Kofman Á 5 Download Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Lee Kofman I've been lucky enough to read an early copy of this remarkable work Imperfect is yet another intellectually vivid emotionally honest hybrid work from Kofman whose first memoir The Dangerous Bride MUP approached a similar form in drawing on her personal story to tease out the possibility of living non monogamously Imperfect turns

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    EBOOK READ (Imperfect) Ð Lee Kofman Imperfect felt like a memoir of a person who hasn't yet resolved themselves with who they are The writer speaks so desperately of wanting to be normal in a normal world and can do so by covering her differences but fails to embrace that we're all different and the concept of normal is different for everyone Her own hostility toward other people's differences and the internalised ableism is still very much perpetuating the exclu

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    review Imperfect Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Lee Kofman Lee Kofman Á 5 Download This is an absolutely fascinating read Part memoir part cultural analysis part social critiue Lee Kofman through the gaze of her own experience of living with visible scars gives us a thorough analysis of living life as an ‘imperfect’ pers

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    EBOOK READ (Imperfect) Ð Lee Kofman Imperfect Affirm Press 2019 is a remarkable frank and uestioning exploration of bodily imperfections and how we are shaped by them from author Lee Kofman This non fiction book is distinguished by Kofman’s searing curiosity about her own scars and also the imperfections of others a uest that she bravely embarks upon with enthusiasm and gus

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    Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Lee Kofman Lee Kofman Á 5 Download review Imperfect Thought provoking and confronting in a different way Imperfect by Lee Kofman is the book I’ve been recommending to anyone who asks lately Imperfect clever cover design makes the title read I’m Perfect sans apostrophe skillfully weaves memoir with interviews in a compelling and heart tugging way Reading thi

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    review Imperfect Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Lee Kofman Lee Kofman Á 5 Download Heard a podcast of Lee being interviewed by Richard Fidler on the ABC Conversation highly recommend these podcasts and then read the book Lee's life is fascinating not just her perspective of living in Russia Israel and Australia but especially how our bodies influence us after her experience of literally being run over by a bus

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    EBOOK READ (Imperfect) Ð Lee Kofman Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Lee Kofman review Imperfect Using her own personal history along with the stories of people she interviewed Lee Kofman shines a light on experiences of bodily imperfecti

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    EBOOK READ (Imperfect) Ð Lee Kofman My ViewImperfect is a book that is intelligently and softly written in a mix of styles that is both academic at times interview base; a reflection of the modern socio political scene that unselfconsciously examines our and the auth

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review Imperfect Lee Kofman Á 5 Download Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Lee Kofman BY THE TIME she was eleven and living in the Soviet Union Lee Kofman had undergone several major operations on both a defective heart and injuries sustained in a bus accident Her body harbours a constellation of disfiguring scars that have shaped her sense of self her view of the world and the choices she has made But it wasn’t until she moved to Israel and later to Australia that she began t. I ve been lucky enough to read an early copy of this remarkable work Imperfect is yet another intellectually vivid emotionally honest hybrid work from Kofman whose first memoir The Dangerous Bride MUP approached a similar form in drawing on her personal story to tease out the possibility of living non monogamously Imperfect turns to the uestion of what it means to live with a body that bears perceptible difference to the norm exploring ideas of self inflicted body altering the meaning of bodily concealment and the place that the imperfect body takes in society Kofman s research is brought to vivid life through her own history of extensive bodily scarring the result of two traumatic childhood events I adore Kofman s writing and her willingness to traverse that cross over into cultural and literary theory that you see in writers like Eula Biss or Leslie Jamison

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review Imperfect Lee Kofman Á 5 Download Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Lee Kofman O think these markings weren’t badges of honour to flaunt but were in fact imperfections that needed to be concealed In a seductive mix of memoir and cultural critiue Kofman casts a uestioning eye on the myths surrounding our conception of physical perfection and what it’s like to live in a body that deviates from the norm She reveals the subtle ways we are all influenced by the bodies we i. Imperfect Affirm Press 2019 is a remarkable frank and uestioning exploration of bodily imperfections and how we are shaped by them from author Lee Kofman This non fiction book is distinguished by Kofman s searing curiosity about her own scars and also the imperfections of others a uest that she bravely embarks upon with enthusiasm and gusto not so much to provide answers but rather to simply articulate all the possible uestions and in doing so she carries us the reader along with her as she recounts her own story and researches the uniue stories of others Kofman bears her own scars the result of several ham fisted heart surgeries in the Soviet Union when she was a young child and then significant scarring to her legs after being run over by a bus driven by a drunk driver when she was 10 From aged 11 onwards her body carried significant physical scars that shaped her view of herself how she felt others viewed her and her own interactions with the world Now in her forties and a mother of two one boy with albinism yet another imperfect body she has spent her life either using the scars as a badge of honour or else hiding them away in embarrassment In this memoir Kofman relates her early life in Russia her formative years in Israel and her subseuent life in Australia with an unflinching gaze in her search for honesty truth and understanding She uestions the notion of beauty and the myths surrounding physical perfection She seeks to comprehend what it is really like to live in a body that deviates from the norm Her research covers everything from facial disfigurement to amputations from severe burns to dwarfism from larger size women to those with mastectomies always asking the uestion why does culture and the media tell us we should look a certain way Why do WE tell ourselves we should look a certain way Then she turns this argument on its head by asking what is wrong with wanting to look beautiful and be accepted Why can t the pursuit of beauty and the acceptance of imperfection co exist She investigates why some people are attracted to those with imperfections or scars and why some people are drawn to scarring themselves such as in extreme body modifications This is a book for any woman or anyone really who has ever hated the way they look despised a particular physical flaw worried about how others view them or been anxious about their appearance It would also be a great book for adolescents struggling with self esteem and self confidence This book will make you rethink your notions of beauty tolerance difference and diversity It discusses Body Surface shaming feminism self image celebrity isolation love desire grief stigma coping strategies transformation metamorphosis and the fine balance between fragility and resilience And the most appealing aspect of the book is the way this is done Kofman is an academic and her research and findings are meticulously noted and sourced and yet she manages to tell a tale that is almost child like in its wide eyed curiosity asking uestions that most of us have considered but never been brave enough to voice and peppering her solid academic records and philosophy with references to pop culture and modern circumstances She has also interviewed hundreds of imperfect people some in person and at length some through Facebook call outs and incorporated their own individual stories into her account At every stage she learns something new shares this with the reader and then uestions it Every discovery leads her down another rabbit hole and she is never afraid to admit to her own insecurities her own ignorance and her own prejudices In this way we as readers feel safe with her on this journey of discovery We feel that we will never be judged for our opinions or views but are only encouraged to open our minds and consider all the possibilities

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review Imperfect Lee Kofman Á 5 Download Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Lee Kofman Nhabit whether our differences are pronounced or noticeable only to ourselves She talks to people of all shapes sizes and configurations and takes a hard look at the way media and culture tell us how bodies should and shouldn’t be By turns illuminating confronting and deeply personal Imperfect challenges us all to consider how we exist in the world and how our bodies shape the people we becom. Using her own personal history along with the stories of people she interviewed Lee Kofman shines a light on experiences of bodily imperfection from scarring and albinism to chosen imperfections such as body modification As in her previous work she does this without her own judgement examining the issues with intelligence and compassion Brimming with insight honesty and astute observation this book is a must read

  • Paperback
  • 336
  • Imperfect
  • Lee Kofman
  • English
  • 14 August 2020
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