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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
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809/.89287
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN471
LC item number
.W65 2004
Literary form
non fiction
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Burrell, Jocelyn
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  • Women and literature
  • Authorship
  • Literature
  • Frauenliteratur
  • Schriftstellerin
Label
Word : on being a [woman] writer, edited by Jocelyn Burrell ; foreword by Suheir Hammad
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003027988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54001260
  • (OCoLC)54001260
Label
Word : on being a [woman] writer, edited by Jocelyn Burrell ; foreword by Suheir Hammad
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003027988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54001260
  • (OCoLC)54001260

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