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Sister outsider

Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2019.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and lyrical, reflecting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Audre Lorde; Audre Lorde; Audre Lorde
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Audre Lorde
ISBN: 9780241410509 0241410509
OCLC Number: 1135565064
Description: 187 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Notes from a trip to Russia, page 1 --
Poetry is not a luxury, page 25 --
The transformation of silence into language and action, page 29 --
Scratching the surface : some notes on barriers to women and loving, page 35 --
Uses of the erotic : the erotic as power, page 43 --
Sexism : an American disease in blackface, page 51 --
An open letter to Mary Daly, page 57 --
Man child : a black lesbian feminist's response, page 63 --
An interview : Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich, page 71 --
The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house, page 103 --
Age, race, class and sex : women redefining difference, page 107 --
The uses of anger : women responding to racism, page 117 --
Learning from the 60s, page 129 --
Eye to eye : black women, hatred and anger, page 141 --
Grenada revisited : an interim report, page 173.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Audre Lorde.

Abstract:

"Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and lyrical, reflecting struggle but ultimately offering messages of hope"--Publisher's description.

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