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Girls to the front : the true story of the Riot grrrl revolution

Author: Sara Marcus
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A history of Riot Grrrl, a radical feminist movement that was started in the 1990s by young women who were fed up with sexism and harrassment and decided to make some noise.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Marcus
ISBN: 9780061806360 0061806366
OCLC Number: 526068974
Description: viii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: I was going to be one of them (an author's note) --
Prologue : Mass movement --
I. 1989-1992 : Double dare ya : the birth of Bikini Kill --
Come out and play with me : Bratmobile begins --
Revolution summer girl style now --
When she talks, I hear the revolution --
Girl gangs must rule --
2. 1992-1993 : Conventions --
The media is the barrage --
"The press needs a mouth for the movement" --
"What is a riot grrrl, anyway?" --
Every girl is a riot grrrl --
"This is happening without your permission" --
III. 1993-1994 : The soul of every girl --
A cruel revolution --
Epilogue : The feminist future.
Other Titles: True story of the Riot grrrl revolution
Responsibility: Sara Marcus.

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A history of Riot Grrrl, a group of extraordinary young women coming of age angrily, collectively, and publicly. It tells the story of a time when America thought feminism was dead, and feminism  Read more...

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