The Resource Unity (1918), (electronic resource)

Unity (1918), (electronic resource)

Label
Unity (1918)
Title
Unity (1918)
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A woman in a red dress conjures particular images, emotions and stereotypes. Eroticism. Lust. Passion. With I Am a Red Dress, acclaimed writer and performer Anna Camilleri confronts these images and stereotypes in essays, stories, and poetry. Combining the political with the intensely personal, Camilleri's intimate writings are premised on a search for selfhood-strong, queer, female-within and outside of her bonds to other women in her family. She says, "My work is motivated by a deep desire to understand, and in the words of Dorothy Allison, to 'remake the world. '"Despite the perception that we live in a progressive society, Camilleri is not convinced that we live in a world that is necessarily better for women, indigenous people and people of color, queer people, or the poor and the working class. But she recognizes that the imagination is a powerful force that can lead to better lives, and a better world. I Am A Red Dress is Camilleri conjuring her imagination, as she seeks to find her rightful place in the world. Like a flashing red light, this collection of stories and essays signal a changing of consciousness. It's also Camilleri attempting to unravel memory, a trace that is inextricably tied to her culture and class, and the imaginations of women in her family. Her voice is the sound the status quo makes as it crashes to the ground. Anna Camilleri is a Toronto-based writer and performance poet. She was co-editor of Brazen Femme, shortlisted for a Lambda Award, and co-founded Taste This, with whom she collaborated to publish Boys Like Her, winner of a ForeWord Magazine Literary Award
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kerr, Kevin
Dewey number
  • 812
  • 812.6
  • 812/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Target audience
adult
Label
Unity (1918), (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11864719
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11864719
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11864719
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11864719
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Unity (1918), (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11864719
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11864719
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11864719
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11864719
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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