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The Resource Word : on being a [woman] writer, edited by Jocelyn Burrell ; foreword by Suheir Hammad

Word : on being a [woman] writer, edited by Jocelyn Burrell ; foreword by Suheir Hammad

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Word : on being a [woman] writer
Title
Word
Title remainder
on being a [woman] writer
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edited by Jocelyn Burrell ; foreword by Suheir Hammad
Title variation
On being a [woman] writer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of personal and political essays reflects on what it means to be a woman writer and explores the pleasures and dangers of writing as a woman, encompassing such topics as defiance of traditions, exile, and re-creation of identities and communities in writings by Erica Jong, Rita Dove, Alice Walker, Maxine Hong Kingston, Isabel Allende, Barbara Kingsolver, and other notables. Original
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269520
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809.89287
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Burrell, Jocelyn
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True
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  • Women and literature
  • Authorship
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
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on being a [woman] writer
Label
Word : on being a [woman] writer, edited by Jocelyn Burrell ; foreword by Suheir Hammad
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0412/2003027988.html
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Foreword: From margin to center / Suheir Hammad -- I: Difficult passages/dangerous acts. The structured silences of women : culture, censorship, and voice in a globalised market / Ritu Menon -- Women who write too much / bell hooks -- Lyric in a time of violence / Meena Alexander -- Baghdad : these cities dying in our arms / Alia Mamdouh -- On the line and The black pen / Eva Johnson -- II: Blood and ink. Writing near the bone / Yvonne Vera -- Word warrior / Jennifer DiMarco -- The world of poetry / Taslima Nasrin -- Finding the groove / Joy Harjo -- Only daughter / Sandra Cisneros -- Why write? / Amy Ling -- The girl behind the smile / Judith Clark --
  • III: On writing herself. The semiotics of sex / Jeanette Winterson -- Writing in the language of the other / Assia Djebar -- Beyond survival : a politics/poetics of Puerto Rican consciousness / Liza Fiol-Matta -- Writing with the body / Luisa Valenzuela -- On writing poetry / Margaret Atwood -- Stealing apples / Barbara Kingsolver -- The woman who slept with one eye open / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- IV: In tribute. The difficult miracle of Black poetry in America or something like a sonnet for Phillis Wheatley / June Jordan -- The interval / Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem -- Women like us / Edwidge Danticat -- Letter to a young woman poet / Eavan Boland
Control code
ocm54001260
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 223 p.
Isbn
9781558614673
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003027988
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-3538
Label
Word : on being a [woman] writer, edited by Jocelyn Burrell ; foreword by Suheir Hammad
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0412/2003027988.html
Publication
Contents
  • Foreword: From margin to center / Suheir Hammad -- I: Difficult passages/dangerous acts. The structured silences of women : culture, censorship, and voice in a globalised market / Ritu Menon -- Women who write too much / bell hooks -- Lyric in a time of violence / Meena Alexander -- Baghdad : these cities dying in our arms / Alia Mamdouh -- On the line and The black pen / Eva Johnson -- II: Blood and ink. Writing near the bone / Yvonne Vera -- Word warrior / Jennifer DiMarco -- The world of poetry / Taslima Nasrin -- Finding the groove / Joy Harjo -- Only daughter / Sandra Cisneros -- Why write? / Amy Ling -- The girl behind the smile / Judith Clark --
  • III: On writing herself. The semiotics of sex / Jeanette Winterson -- Writing in the language of the other / Assia Djebar -- Beyond survival : a politics/poetics of Puerto Rican consciousness / Liza Fiol-Matta -- Writing with the body / Luisa Valenzuela -- On writing poetry / Margaret Atwood -- Stealing apples / Barbara Kingsolver -- The woman who slept with one eye open / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- IV: In tribute. The difficult miracle of Black poetry in America or something like a sonnet for Phillis Wheatley / June Jordan -- The interval / Maureen E. Ruprecht Fadem -- Women like us / Edwidge Danticat -- Letter to a young woman poet / Eavan Boland
Control code
ocm54001260
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 223 p.
Isbn
9781558614673
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003027988
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-3538

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