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  • Publisher : Crossing Press
  • Release : 16 March 2011
  • ISBN : 9780307780812
  • Page : 264 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Zami A New Spelling of My Name Book Summary/Review:

“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

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Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
  • Author : Audre Lorde
  • Publisher : Crossing Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-16
  • ISBN : 9780307780812
GET THIS BOOKZami: A New Spelling of My Name

“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

Zami

Zami
  • Author : Audre Lorde
  • Publisher : Penguin Classics
  • Release Date : 2018-07
  • ISBN : 0241351081
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If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive. A little black girl opens her eyes in 1930s Harlem. Around her, a heady swirl of passers-by, car horns, kerosene lamps, the stock market falling, fried bananas, tales of her parents' native Grenada. She trudges to public school along snowy sidewalks, and finds she is tongue-tied, legally blind, left behind by her older sisters. On she stumbles through teenage hardships

"New" Exoticisms

  • Author : Isabel Santaolalla
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 9042012625
GET THIS BOOK"New" Exoticisms

All civilisations have both feared and been fascinated by what lies beyond their limits, and have to a greater or lesser extent construed their “others” as exotics. Given that, even in its most consumerist fashion, the adoption of the exotic goes back a long way, what, then —if anything— is new in contemporary versions of exoticism? This volume attempts to offer some answers to this question. The first of its three sections serves as an extended introduction to the concept

Autobiographics

Autobiographics
  • Author : Leigh Gilmore
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • ISBN : 0801480612
GET THIS BOOKAutobiographics

In the first comprehensive feminist critique of autobiography as a genre, Leigh Gilmore incorporates writings that have not up to now been considered part of the autobiographical tradition. Offering subtle and perceptive readings of a wide variety of texts-- from the confessions of medieval mystics to contemporary works by Chicana and lesbian writers-- she identifies an innovative practice of "autobiographics" which covers the entire spectrum of women's self-representation.

Homemaking

Homemaking
  • Author : Catherine Wiley,Fiona R. Barnes
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : 0815320558
GET THIS BOOKHomemaking

Twenty-nine collected essays represent a critical history of Shakespeare's play as text and as theater, beginning with Samuel Johnson in 1765, and ending with a review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production in 1991. The criticism centers on three aspects of the play: the love/friendship debate.

A Desire for Women

A Desire for Women
  • Author : Suzanne Juhasz
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 9780813532745
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Annotation An exploration of women's desire for women.

Skin Deep, Spirit Strong

Skin Deep, Spirit Strong
  • Author : Kimberly Wallace-Sanders
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : 0472067079
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Traces the evolution of the black female body in the American imagination

Cooking, Eating, Thinking

Cooking, Eating, Thinking
  • Author : Deane W. Curtin,Lisa M. Heldke
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1992-08-22
  • ISBN : 0253207045
GET THIS BOOKCooking, Eating, Thinking

Philosophy has often been criticized for privileging the abstract; this volume attempts to remedy that situation. Focusing on one of the most concrete of human concerns, food, the editors argue for the existence of a philosophy of food. The collection provides various approaches to the subject matter, offering new readings of a number of texts—religious, philosophical, anthropological, culinary, poetic, and economic. Included are readings ranging from Plato's Phaedo and Verses of Sen-No-Rikyu to Peter Singer's "Becoming a Vegetarian" and

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature
  • Author : Kathy J. Whitson
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 0313327319
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Feminist Literature

Presents the lives and works of approximately seventy feminist writers, including Emily Brontèe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Virginia Woolf.

Displacements

Displacements
  • Author : Angelika Bammer
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-12-22
  • ISBN : 0253116325
GET THIS BOOKDisplacements

Cultural displacement -- physical dislocation from one's native culture or the colonizing imposition of a foreign culture -- is one of the most formative experiences of our century. These essays examine the impact of this experience on contemporary notions of cultural identity from the perspectives of anthropology, history, philosophy, literature, and psychology.

Tilling Sacred Grounds

Tilling Sacred Grounds
  • Author : Phillis Isabella Sheppard
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2022-03-21
  • ISBN : 9781793638632
GET THIS BOOKTilling Sacred Grounds

Tilling Sacred Grounds centers Black women's interiority as a site for religious experience. Phillis Isabella Sheppard argues that interiority is a site for the negotiation of gender, race, and sexuality and finds articulation in public religious practice.

Black British Feminism

Black British Feminism
  • Author : Heidi Safia Mirza
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : 0415152887
GET THIS BOOKBlack British Feminism

A collection of classic texts and new black feminist scholarship that traces the crucial developments and debates of the last twenty years. It is the first volume entirely dedicated to the writings of black women in a British context.

Encyclopedia of Women's Autobiography: K-Z

Encyclopedia of Women's Autobiography: K-Z
  • Author : Victoria Boynton,Jo Malin
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780313327391
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Women's Autobiography: K-Z

Contains nearly two hundred alphabetically arranged entries that provide information on women's autobiography, covering selected authors from throughout history, major works, nationalities or ethnicities, and related issues, themes, and terms.

Anaïs Nin, Fictionality and Femininity

Anaïs Nin, Fictionality and Femininity
  • Author : Helen Tookey
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0199249830
GET THIS BOOKAnaïs Nin, Fictionality and Femininity

Helen Tookey examines the work of Anaïs Nin (1903-77)-- and the different versions of Nin herself, as woman, writer, and iconic figure--through the lens of cultural and historical contexts. She focuses particularly on questions of identity and femininity, exploring how the self, for Nin, is constructed through narratives and performances of various kinds, and shedding light on key issues and conflicts within feminist thinking since the 1970s, particularly questions of identity, femininity, and psychoanalysis.

Reclaiming Home, Remembering Motherhood, Rewriting History

Reclaiming Home, Remembering Motherhood, Rewriting History
  • Author : Marie Drews,Verena Theile
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-05-05
  • ISBN : 9781443810470
GET THIS BOOKReclaiming Home, Remembering Motherhood, Rewriting History

Reclaiming Home, Remembering Motherhood, Rewriting History: African American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Literature in the Twentieth Century offers a critical valuation of literature composed by black female writers and examines their projects of reclamation, rememory, and revision. As a collection, it engages black women writers’ efforts to create more inclusive conceptualizations of community, gender, and history, conceptualizations that take into account alternate lived and written experiences as well as imagined futures. Contributors to this collection probe the realms of gender