The Mental Load - Comics from the Front Lines of Women's Lives and Other Social Justice Issues

Author(s): Emma

For Grown Ups | Non-Fiction

In her first book of comic strips, Emma reflects on social and feminist issues by means of simple line drawings, dissecting the mental load, i.e. all that invisible and unpaid organising, list-making and planning women do to manage their lives, and the lives of their family members. In her strips Emma deals with themes ranging from maternity leave (it is not a vacation!), domestic violence, the clitoris, the violence of the medical world on women during childbirth, and other feminist issues, and she does so in a straightforward way that is both hilarious and deadly serious.


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General Fields

  • : 9781609809188
  • : Seven Stories Press
  • : Seven Stories Press
  • : 0.652266
  • : October 2018
  • : .54 Inches X 8.55 Inches X 9.99 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Emma
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 224