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A memory, a monologue, a rant, and a prayer

Author: Eve Ensler; Mollie Doyle
Publisher: New York : Villard, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A selection of original writings and illuminating essays documents the continuing problem of violence against women in works by such notables as Alice Walker, Michael Cunningham, Kathy Najimy, Jane Fonda, Maya Angelou, and Edwidge Danticat.
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Genre/Form: Literary collection
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Ensler; Mollie Doyle
ISBN: 9780345497918 0345497910
OCLC Number: 79002681
Description: xv, 223 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Looking for the body music / Michael Klein --
7 variations on Margarita Weinberg / Moises Kaufman --
1600 Elmwood Avenue / Monica Szlekovics --
The closet / Howard Zinn --
Darkness / Betty Gale Tyson with Jerry Capers --
First kiss / Mollie Doyle --
Groceries / Abiola Abrams --
Blueberry Hill / Christine House --
My two selves / Patricia Bosworth --
The massacre / Marie Howe --
My mother with her hands as knives / Dave Eggers --
Dear Ama / Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy --
Bitter coffee / Jody Williams --
Untitled / Nicholas D. Kristof --
My house is wallpapered with lies / Carol Gilligan --
Maurice / Kathy Najimy --
(Hey, did you happen to see) The most beautiful girl in the world / Jyllian Gunther --
Conversations with my son / Susan Miller --
The perfect marriage / Edward Albee --
None of us are monologists (aka Chill) / Anna Deavere Smith --
Darfur monologue / Winter Miller --
I can hear my soul cracking / Slavenka Drakulic --
Celia / Edwidge Danticat --
They took all of us / Susan Minot --
Woman / Tariq Ali --
I'm thinking I've closed my eyes for the last time / Hanan al-Shaykh --
I can't wait / James Lecesne --
In memory of Imette / Periel Aschenbrand --
Respect / Kimberle Crenshaw --
The aristocrats / Kate Clinton --
Connect: a web of words / Robin Morgan --
Stew / Ariel Dorfman --
The next fantastic leap / Elizabeth Lesser --
Give it back / Suheir Hammad --
The destruction artist / Michael Cunningham --
Hands in protest / Erin Cressida Wilson --
The bra / Sharon Olds --
Banana beer bath / Lynn Nottage --
True / Carol Michele Kaplan --
Club / Nicole Burdette --
Conversation between heaven and earth / Kathy Engel --
Part owner / Dr. Michael Eric Dyson --
Woman work / Maya Angelou --
Eye to eye / Deena Metzger --
Hail to the vagina / Robert Thurman --
Rescue / Mark Matousek --
To stop the violence against woman / Alice Walker --
Fur is back / Eve Ensler --
Afterword: reclaiming our mojo / Jan Fonda.
Other Titles: Writings to stop violence against women and girls
Responsibility: edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle ; [contributors include Edward Albee, Tariq Ali [and others]].
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A selection of original writings and illuminating essays documents the continuing problem of violence against women in works by such notables as Alice Walker, Michael Cunningham, Kathy Najimy, Jane Fonda, Maya Angelou, and Edwidge Danticat.

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