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The Vagina Monologues

Author : Eve Ensler
ISBN : 9780375505126
Genre : Drama
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Drawing on conversations with hundreds of women about their genitalia, the author presents a collection of performance pieces from her one-woman show of the same name.
Category: Drama

The Vagina Monologues

Author : Eve Ensler
ISBN : 0822217724
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: An Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a septuagenarian New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant, a woman
Category: Drama

The Vagina Monologues

Author : Eve Ensler
ISBN : 9780748121540
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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2018 marks the twentieth anniversary of V-Day, the radical grassroots movement to end violence against women and girls, inspired by Eve Ensler's international sensation The Vagina Monologues. This special edition features six never-before-published monologues, a new foreword by National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson, a new introduction by the author, and a new afterword by One Billion Rising director Monique Wilson on the stage phenomenon's global impact. A landmark work in women's empowerment, as relevant as ever after a year marked by unprecedented social and political protest in the face of unapologetic racism and misogyny, The Vagina Monologues honours women's sexuality in all its complexity, mystery and power. Witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise, this award-winning masterpiece gives voice to real women's deepest fantasies, fears, anger and pleasure, and calls for a world where all women are safe, equal, free and alive in their bodies. 'This play changed the world. Seeing it changed my soul. Performing in it changed my life' Kerry Washington
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Vagina Monologues

Author : Eve Ensler
ISBN : 9780399180095
Genre : Drama
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"This expanded edition of the bestseller ... features a diverse set of new monologues in addition to those previously included, as well as a new introduction by a leader in feminist thought and a new afterword about the global influence of [the book]""--
Category: Drama

Lady Parts

Author : Kathryn D. Blanchard
ISBN : 9781620323113
Genre : Religion
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How might women in the Bible tell their stories if they were prompted to do so by Eve Ensler's controversial play, The Vagina Monologues? This collection imagines some answers to that question. The monologues herein are written by a variety of authors, including scholars, undergraduates, clergy, and laywomen; the content of the narratives reflects this variety, being at times faithful or irreverent, tragic or even funny. All seek to give twenty-first-century voices to women in canonical texts--including the Hebrew Bible, Deuterocanonical books, and New Testament--who are often speechless, nameless, or otherwise marginalized. Not for the faint of heart, these monologues not only end the silences but also add flesh and bone to characters whose experiences have too easily been justified, metaphorized, or altogether ignored. By naming the torn places in these women's stories, this volume invites readers to encounter both the biblical characters and their contemporary interpreters with an attitude of compassionate listening. Our hope is that such compassionate listening may contribute not only to more just readings of sacred texts, but also to the mission of Eve Ensler and V-Day to end global violence against women and girls.
Category: Religion

A Penis Manologue

Author : Joe DiBuduo
ISBN : 9781468902303
Genre : Social Science
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Author : Keith Pepperell
ISBN : 1542322898
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An examination of perhaps the most taboo word in the English language.

In The Body Of The World

Author : Eve Ensler
ISBN : 9788184004182
Genre : Literary Collections
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Playwright, author and activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body—how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Yet she spent much of her life disassociated from her own body—a disconnection brought on by her father’s sexual abuse and her mother’s remoteness. “Because I did not, could not, inhabit my body or the Earth,” she writes, “I could not feel or know their pain.” But Ensler is shocked out of her distance. While working in the Congo, she is shattered to encounter the horrific rape and violence inflicted on the women there. Soon after, she is diagnosed with uterine cancer and, through months of harrowing treatment, she is forced to become first and foremost a body—pricked, punctured, cut, scanned. It is then that all distance is erased. As she connects her own illness to the devastation of the Earth, her life force to the resilience of humanity, she is finally, fully—and gratefully—joined to the body of the world. Unflinching, generous and inspiring, Ensler calls on us all to embody our connection to and responsibility for the world.
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The Vagina Monologues

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ISBN : OCLC:1005451349
Genre : Adelaide Fringe Festival
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Performances of "The Vagina Monologues", written by Eve Ensler, part of the [2002 Adelaide Fringe Festival], Australian production directed by Caroline Stacey, presented by Adrian Bohm, cast: Amanda Blair, Zoe Carides and Libbi Gorr.
Category: Adelaide Fringe Festival

Translating Feminism In China

Author : Zhongli Yu
ISBN : 9781317620020
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book explores translation of feminism in China through examining several Chinese translations of two typical feminist works: The Second Sex (TSS, Beauvoir 1949/1952) and The Vagina Monologues (TVM, Ensler 1998). TSS exposes the cultural construction of woman while TVM reveals the pervasiveness of sexual oppression toward women. The female body and female sexuality (including lesbian sexuality) constitute a challenge to the Chinese translators due to cultural differences and sexuality still being a sensitive topic in China. This book investigates from gender and feminist perspectives, how TSS and TVM have been translated and received in China, with special attention to how the translators meet the challenges. Since translation is the gateway to the reception of feminism, an examination of the translations should reveal the response to feminism of the translator as the first reader and gatekeeper, and how feminism is translated both ideologically and technically in China. The translators’ decisions are discussed within the social, historical, and political contexts. Translating Feminism in China discusses, among other issues: Feminist Translation: Practice, Theory, and Studies Translating the Female Body and Sexuality Translating Lesbianism Censorship, Sexuality, and Translation This book will be relevant to postgraduate students and researchers of translation studies. It will also interest academics interested in feminism, gender studies and Chinese literature and culture. Zhongli Yu is Assistant Professor of Translation Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC).
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines