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Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
Author: Geraldine Audre Lorde
Publisher: Crossing Press
Release Date: 2011-03-16
ISBN 10: 0307780813
Pages: 264 pages

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name Book Summary : “ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author’s vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde’s work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page.”—Off Our Backs

Zami, a New Spelling of My Name
Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: Crossing Press Feminist (Paper
Release Date: 1982
ISBN 10: 0895941228
Pages: 256 pages

Zami, a New Spelling of My Name Book Summary : The poet, Audre Lorde, depicts her life and examines the influence of various women on her development

Zami, a New Spelling of My Name
Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
Release Date: 1982
ISBN 10: 9780895941220
Pages: 256 pages

Zami, a New Spelling of My Name Book Summary : The poet, Audre Lorde, depicts her life and examines the influence of various women on her development

Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: Rivers Oram Press
Release Date: 2003-12-01
ISBN 10: 9780863584435
Pages: 224 pages

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Author: Andrea Long Chu
Publisher: Verso Books
Release Date: 2019-10-29
ISBN 10: 1788737393
Pages: 112 pages

Females Book Summary : An exploration of gender and desire from our most exciting new public intellectual “Everyone is female, and everyone hates it.” Females is Andrea Long Chu’s genre-defying investigation into sex and lies, desperate artists and reckless politics, the smothering embrace of gender and the punishing force of desire. Drawing inspiration from a forgotten play by Valerie Solanas—the woman who wrote the SCUM Manifesto and shot Andy Warhol—Chu aims her searing wit and surgical intuition at targets ranging from performance art to psychoanalysis, incels to porn. She even has a few barbs reserved for feminists like herself. Each step of the way, she defends the indefensible claim that femaleness is less a biological state and more a fatal existential condition that afflicts the entire human race— men, women, and everyone else. Or maybe she’s just projecting. A thrilling new voice who has been credited with launching the “second wave” of trans studies, Chu shows readers how to write for your life, baring her innermost self with a morbid sense of humor and a mordant kind of hope.

The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde
Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date: 2000-02-17
ISBN 10: 0393254402
Pages: 512 pages

The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde Book Summary : A complete collection—over 300 poems—from one of this country's most influential poets. "These are poems which blaze and pulse on the page."—Adrienne Rich "The first declaration of a black, lesbian feminist identity took place in these poems, and set the terms—beautifully, forcefully—for contemporary multicultural and pluralist debate."—Publishers Weekly "This is an amazing collection of poetry by . . . one of our best contemporary poets. . . . Her poems are powerful, often political, always lyrical and profoundly moving."—Chuckanut Reader Magazine "What a deep pleasure to encounter Audre Lorde's most potent genius . . . you will welcome the sheer accessibility and the force and beauty of this volume."—Out Magazine

Your Silence Will Not Protect You
Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 2017
ISBN 10: 9780995716223
Pages: 227 pages

Your Silence Will Not Protect You Book Summary :

The Cancer Journals
Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: Penguin
Release Date: 2020-10-13
ISBN 10: 052550687X
Pages: 96 pages

The Cancer Journals Book Summary : Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political as she reflects on her experience coping with breast cancer and a radical mastectomy. A Penguin Classic First published over forty years ago, The Cancer Journals is a startling, powerful account of Audre Lorde's experience with breast cancer and mastectomy. Long before narratives explored the silences around illness and women's pain, Lorde questioned the rules of conformity for women's body images and supported the need to confront physical loss not hidden by prosthesis. Living as a "black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet," Lorde heals and re-envisions herself on her own terms and offers her voice, grief, resistance, and courage to those dealing with their own diagnosis. Poetic and profoundly feminist, Lorde's testament gives visibility and strength to women with cancer to define themselves, and to transform their silence into language and action.

I Am Zami
Author: A. Onomaa
Publisher: N.A
Release Date: 1989
ISBN 10:
Pages: 1 pages

I Am Zami Book Summary : 46-line poem with three black and white photographs of Afro-British lesbians. Zamimass was a Black socialist lesbian group which took its name from Audre Lorde's work, "Zami: a new spelling of my name".

The Black Unicorn
Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Release Date: 1995
ISBN 10: 9780393312379
Pages: 122 pages

The Black Unicorn Book Summary : Rich continues: "Refusing to be circumscribed by any simple identity, Audre Lorde writes as a Black woman, a mother, a daughter, a Lesbian, a feminist, a visionary; poems of elemental wildness and healing, nightmare and lucidity. Her rhythms and accents have the timelessness of a poetry which extends beyond white Western politics, beyond the anger and wisdom of Black America, beyond the North American earth, to Abomey and the Dahomeyan Amazons. These are poems nourished in an oral tradition, which also blaze and pulse on the page, beneath the reader's eye."

Author: Erica Burman
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2008-02-19
ISBN 10: 1134183445
Pages: 336 pages

Developments Book Summary : How does developmental psychology connect with the developing world? What do cultural representations tell us about the contemporary politics of childhood? What is the political economy of childhood? This companion volume to Burman's Deconstructing Developmental Psychology helps us to explain why questions around children and childhood - their safety, their sexuality, their interests and abilities, their violence - have so preoccupied the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In this increasingly post-industrial, post-colonial and multicultural world, this book identifies analytical and practical strategies for improving how we think about and work with children. Drawing in particular on feminist and postdevelopment literatures, the book illustrates how and why reconceptualising our notions of individual and human development, including those informing models of children's rights and interests, will foster more just and equitable forms of professional practice with children and their families. The book brings together completely new, previously unpublished material alongside revised and updated papers to present a cutting-edge and integrated perspective to the field. Burman offers a key contribution to a set of urgent debates engaging theory and method, policy and practice across all the disciplines that work with, or lay claim to, children's interests. Developments presents a coherent and persuasive set of arguments about childhood, culture and professional practice so that the sustained focus across a range of disciplinary arenas (psychology, education, cultural studies, child rights, gender studies, development policy and practice, social policy) strengthens the overall argument of each chapter. It will be invaluable to teachers and students in psychology, childhood studies and education as well as researchers in gender studies. It will also be a must-read for professionals working with children and adolescents.

A Burst of Light
Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
Release Date: 2017-09-13
ISBN 10: 0486818993
Pages: 144 pages

A Burst of Light Book Summary : Moving, incisive, and enduringly relevant writings by the African-American poet and feminist include her thoughts on the radical implications of self-care and living with cancer as well as essays on racism, lesbian culture, and political activism.

Uses of the Erotic
Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: Crossing Press
Release Date: 1978
ISBN 10:
Pages: 8 pages

Uses of the Erotic Book Summary :

Women and Race in Contemporary U.S. Writing
Author: K. Lynch Reames
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2007-01-08
ISBN 10: 0230603351
Pages: 189 pages

Women and Race in Contemporary U.S. Writing Book Summary : This study discovers how contemporary writers have imagined possible relationships between African American and white women that overcome the stereotypical patterns of racism, using novels and autobiographies and focusing on works by William Faulkner, Lillian Hellman, Audre Lorde, Kaye Gibbons, Elizabeth Cox, Sherley Anne Wiliams, and Toni Morrison

New Media in Black Women’s Autobiography
Author: T. Curtis
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2015-03-04
ISBN 10: 1137428864
Pages: 226 pages

New Media in Black Women’s Autobiography Book Summary : Examining novelists, bloggers, and other creators of new media, this study focuses on autobiography by American black women since 1980, including Audre Lorde, Jill Nelson, and Janet Jackson. As Curtis argues, these women used embodiment as a strategy of drawing the audience into visceral identification with them and thus forestalling stereotypes.