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Zami A New Spelling Of My Name

Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 0895941228
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The poet, Audre Lorde, depicts her life and examines the influence of various women on her development
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 0863584438
Genre : Women, Black
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Category: Women, Black


Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 0044409486
Genre : African American women
File Size : 84.67 MB
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In this autobiography Audre Lorde, activist, academic, poet and New York Laureate, combines elements of history, biography and myth to tell her own story. As a young black girl, her mother from Grenada, she grows up in 30s Harlem, as a teenager she lives through Pearl Harbour and as a young woman she experiences McCarthyism in 50s Greenwich Village.
Category: African American women

Zami A New Spelling Of My Name

Author : Geraldine Audre Lorde
ISBN : 9780307780812
Genre : Social Science
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“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 From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Social Science

Sister Outsider

Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 0895941414
Genre : Social Science
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The leader of contemporary feminist theory discusses such issues as racism, self-acceptance, and mother- and woman-hood.
Category: Social Science

The Collected Poems Of Audre Lorde

Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 9780393254402
Genre : Poetry
File Size : 32.84 MB
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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
Category: Poetry

Warrior Poet

Author : Alexis De Veaux
ISBN : 0393019543
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Culled from the private writings of the black lesbian feminist poet, this chronicle of her uncompromising life covers Lorde's childhood in Harlem, her groundbreaking career as a poet, her advocacy for various causes, and her final ten years in St. Croix battling breast cancer. 15,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Conversations With Audre Lorde

Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 1578066433
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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BIOGRAPHY ¨ LITERARY CRITICISM ¨ GAY & LESBIAN STUDIES--> Audre Lorde (1934Ð92), the author of eleven books of poetry, described herself as a "Black feminist lesbian poet warrior mother," but she added that this phrase was inadequate in capturing her full identity. The interviews in this collection portray the many additional sides of the Harlem-born author and activist. She was also a rebellious child of Caribbean parents, a mastectomy patient, a blue-collar worker, a college professor, a student of African mythology, an experimental autobiographer in her book titled Zami, a critic of imperialism, and a charismatic orator. Despite her intense engagement with the major social movements of her time, Lorde told interviewers that she was always an outsider, a position of weakness and of strength. Most of her schoolmates were white. She married a white legal-aid attorney, and after their divorce she was the partner of a white psychologist for many years. These intimate alliances with whites caused some African Americans of both genders to question the depth of her solidarity. Lorde expressed distrust of some white feminists and charged that they lacked real understanding of African American struggles. Writing proved to be her powerful weapon against injustice. Painfully aware that differences could provoke prejudice and violence, she promoted the bridging of barriers. These interviews reveal the sense of displacement that made Lorde a champion of the outcast and the forgotten--whether in New York, Mississippi, Berlin, or Soweto. Joan Wylie Hall, the author of Shirley Jackson: A Study of the Short Fiction, teaches English at the University of Mississippi. Her work has been published in the Faulkner Journal, Studies in Short Fiction, Mississippi Quarterly, and Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Burst Of Light

Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 9780486818993
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 0393309754
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 67.71 MB
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Features poems that affirm the conflicts, fears, and hopes of the poet in words conveying vision and courage
Category: Literary Criticism