Feminismo/s

Patriarcavirus, distopías feministas y COVID-19: reflexiones sobre el fenómeno de pandemia de género

Almudena Machado-Jiménez

DOI: https://doi.org/10.14198/fem.2021.38.14

Resumen

Este ensayo revisa la distopía feminista contemporánea para estudiar la pandemia de género. La narrativa de pandemias de género alegoriza el patriarcavirus y sus secuelas, desencadenando múltiples desastres naturales que torpedean la igualdad de género en la biopolítica global. Como principal objetivo analizaremos la apropiación de la pandemia en el discurso utópico patriarcal para frenar el empoderamiento femenino, que será patologizado como altamente peligroso para el bienestar del Estado. Las novelas exploran así la interdependencia entre biología y socialidad, a través de la vulnerabilidad del cuerpo femenino durante y después de conflictos pandémicos, ya que el patriarcado opera juicios de valor sobre la vida jerárquicamente, reforzando la discriminación por género. En particular, la emergencia de la COVID-19 se analiza como pandemia de género: el machismo exacerbado y la creciente ansiedad de la población femenina son prueba de un patriarcavirus sofocante que las ha amordazado gravemente en el primer año de pandemia.

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Literatura distópica; Feminismo; Pandemia de género; Utopía patriarcal; COVID-19; Precariedad

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14198/fem.2021.38.14





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