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Girl zines : making media, doing feminism

Author: Alison Piepmeier
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
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With names like The East Village Inky, Mend My Dress, Dear Stepdad, and I'm So Fucking Beautiful, zines created by girls and women over the past two decades make feminism's third wave visible. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers, and glitter. Though they all reflect the personal style of the creators, they are

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Genre/Form: Zines
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Piepmeier
ISBN: 9780814767511 0814767516 9780814767528 0814767524
OCLC Number: 326484782
Description: xiv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Andi Zeisler --
Introduction --
"If I didn't write these things no one else would either" : the feminist legacy of grrrl zines and the origins of the third wave --
Why zines matter : materiality and the creation of embodied community --
Playing dress-up, playing pin-up, playing mom : zines and gender --
"We are not all one" : intersectional identities in grrrl zines --
Doing third wave feminism : zines as a public pedagogy of hope --
Conclusion --
Appendix: Where to find zines.
Responsibility: Alison Piepmeier ; foreword by Andi Zeisler.
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With names like "The East Village Inky", "Mend My Dress", "Dear Stepdad", and "I'm So Fucking Beautiful", zines created by girls and women make feminism's third wave visible. This book argues that  Read more...


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Its thrilling to see zines taken seriously in Piepmeiers Girl Zines, which explores the world of handmade magazines created by women as a kind of social activism. * Bookforum * I'm grateful to Read more...

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