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Jayne Cortez, Adrienne Rich, and the Feminist Superhero: Voice, Vision, Politics, and Performance in U.S. Contemporary Women's Poetics
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mpn: 5 black & white halftones, ean: 9781498528733, isbn: 1498528732,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
One a lyric "confessional" poet and essayist, the other a jazz "spoken-word" performance artist, Adrienne Rich and Jayne Cortez were American feminist superheroes who produced extensive bodies of poetic work that reveal strangely overlapping visions,...
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ean: 9780739102817, isbn: 0739102818,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Eugene O'Connor's superb translation of Antonio Panormita's Hermaphroditus brings to life this little known Renaissance writer 's bawdy masterpiece. Modeled on the writings of the Roman poet Martial, Panormita's work was initially greeted with enthus...
The Novel of a Novel: Abridged Diary Entries from Moscow, 1935–1937
ean: 9781498546362, isbn: 1498546366,
One of the first critiques of Stalinism from within the communist movement, The Novel of a Novel is a memoir in the form of a journal. It was first published in Yugoslavia in 1955 based on the journal, letters, clippings, and other materials kept by ...
Sonia Sanchez's Poetic Spirit through Haiku
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ean: 9781498543323, isbn: 1498543324,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
This collection of ten critical essays is the first scholarly criticism of haiku by Sonia Sanchez, who has exemplified herself for six decades as a major figure in the Black Arts Movement, a central activist in civil rights and women’s movements, a...
Imagining the Jewish God (Graven Images)
mpn: 9781498517492, ean: 9781498517492, isbn: 1498517498,
Jewish art has always been with us, but so has a broader canvas of Jewish imaginings: in thought, in emotion, in text, and in ritual practice. Imagining the Jewish God was there in the beginning, as it were, engraved and embedded in the ways Jews liv...
Chinese Lesbian Cinema: Mirror Rubbing, Lala, and Les
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ean: 9780739188477, isbn: 073918847X,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
The emergence of lesbian film in the first decade of the twenty-first century symbolizes a breakthrough through the creation of new cinema that opens up a space that was not previously available or accessible in China. These motion pictures present a...
Athens, Arden, Jerusalem: Essays in Honor of Mera Flaumenhaft
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ean: 9781498551427, isbn: 1498551424,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
This collection of essays aims to explore fundamental questions about God, human nature, and political life through careful readings of the Greek poets, the Hebrew Bible, and Shakespeare. The volume investigates the abiding tension between the Hebrai...
Theatre of the Borderlands: Conflict, Violence, and Healing
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mpn: 9780739168660, ean: 9780739168660, isbn: 0739168665,
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Theatre of the Borderlands: Conflict, Violence, and Healing is an enlightening and encompassing study that focuses on how dramatists from the Northern Mexico border territories write about theater. The plays analyzed in this study are representative ...
Tokyo: Memory, Imagination, and the City
ean: 9781498523677, isbn: 1498523676,
Tokyo: Memory, Imagination, and the City is a collection of eight essays that explore Tokyo urban space from the perspective of memory in works of the imagination—novels, short stories, poetry, essays, and films. Written by scholars of Japanese stu...
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