Category: Women Authors

Download The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley PDF

By Kameron Hurley

A strong selection of essays on feminism, geek tradition, and a writer’s trip, from some of the most vital new voices in style.

The Geek Feminist Revolution is a suite of essays via double Hugo Award-winning essayist and technology fiction and fable novelist Kameron Hurley.

The ebook collects dozens of Hurley’s essays on feminism, geek tradition, and her reviews and insights as a style author, together with “We Have constantly Fought,” which gained the 2014 Hugo for top similar paintings. The Geek Feminist Revolution also will function a number of completely new essays written in particular for this quantity.

Unapologetically outspoken, Hurley has contributed essays to The Atlantic, Locus, Tor.com, and somewhere else at the upward push of ladies in style, her ardour for SF/F, and the diversification of publishing.

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Download Hitts & Mrs. by Lori Bryant-woolridge PDF

By Lori Bryant-woolridge

Melanie Hitts is a great, savvy and gifted aspiring inside decorator who follows her dream of relocating to big apple urban and pursuing her occupation. She's rejected the prescribed heart category existence within which she were raised, and she's definite that there's no handy marriage and comfy suburban way of life in her destiny. John Carlson is the president of his personal high–end architectural enterprise who's in the course of a midlife concern. Married and dwelling in Connecticut, he convinces his spouse, Sharon, to maneuver to ny which will re–ignite his specialist lifestyles. even though she complies together with her husband, Sharon is especially unsatisfied approximately uprooting her cozy suburban domestic. yet her lifestyles takes on a brand new that means while she develops a friendship with a rebelling teen. what is going to take place while those 3 lives intersect?

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Download One Body: Poems by Margaret Gibson PDF

By Margaret Gibson

One physique is Margaret Gibson's such a lot intimate selection of poems to date. Written as though to honor the injunction "Work to simplify the heart," the poems are direct, empathetic, and smooth of their research of lifestyles and demise. The 13 poems of the outlet series, in addition to different poems all through, glance gradually at lifestyles and loss of life until eventually they're transparently "one body." "Closer to death," she writes, "I wish nice religion and nice doubt." even if the focal point is own or social, Gibson has written the poems during this attractive assortment "because i would like to determine / how the physique is going nonetheless / how the brain, how the lens of the attention / magnifies to an vacancy / so deep, so flared extensive / there's far and wide box and the resource / of field." One physique is the paintings of a richly contemplative poet.I was once attracted to it might be due to its colour, mysterious because the previous Russian cry to God, gospodi. i didn't bow to it.My backbone straightened as I stood quietly there to check its architectural trinities,petals that opened down as though to the touch damp earth, 3 that lifted skyward, shut adequate to make a tent,a sanctuary during which 3 extra, lavender and yellow, hovered overthe pistil, white and nonetheless. I remembered the door in my outdated dream, past which, I as soon as idea, the riddle of delivery and loss of life lay revealed.The door was once white. It used to be shining. It was once shut-- yet no. It wasn't close. It wasn't even a door. It used to be the sunshine of a unmarried eye.Whatever i glance at, it seems back.From "Iris" released in a single Bodyby Margaret Gibson. Copyright © 2007 by means of Margaret Gibson. All rights reserved.PRAISE FOR THE BOOK"Though by no means shirking their valuable engagement with the darker truths, Margaret Gibson's poems are constantly acts of exuberant affirmation."--Eamon Grennan80 pages, 5.5 x nine

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Download Reading Toni Morrison (The Pop Lit Book Club) by Rachel Lister PDF

By Rachel Lister

One of many few authors to realize either advertisement luck and literary acclaim, Toni Morrison, a longstanding member of the yank Academy of Arts and Letters, is largely learn by way of highschool scholars and basic readers. Her books were tailored into hugely extolled movies reminiscent of liked, mostly simply because, even if set some time past, they grapple with concerns and feelings proper to modern society. Designed for college kids and normal readers, analyzing Toni Morrison is a convenient advent to Morrison's works and their position on this planet. The publication starts with a glance at Morrison's lifestyles and writing. Chapters assessment the plots of her novels and talk about their subject matters, characters, and contexts. The e-book then examines Morrison's remedy of social concerns and the presence of her works in pop culture. Chapters offer sidebars of fascinating details besides inquiries to advertise scholar learn and e-book membership dialogue.

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Download New Woman Fiction: Women Writing First-Wave Feminism by A. Heilmann PDF

By A. Heilmann

The recent lady used to be the emblem of the moving different types of gender and sexuality and epitomised the spirit of the fin de siècle . This informative monograph bargains an interdisciplinary method of the growing to be box of recent lady reviews via exploring the connection among first-wave feminist literature, the nineteenth-century women's circulate and feminine customer tradition. The ebook expertly locations the talk approximately femininity, feminism and fiction in its cultural and socio-historical context, reading New lady fiction as a style whose rising theoretical discourse prefigured recommendations imperative to second-wave feminist idea.

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Download Virginia Woolf and the Modern Sublime: The Invisible by Daniel T. O'Hara PDF

By Daniel T. O'Hara

Sublime Woolf used to be written in a burst of enthusiasm after the writer, Daniel T. O'Hara used to be eventually capable of train Virginia Woolf's modernist classics back. This ebook makes a speciality of these uncanny visionary passages while in elaborating 'a second of being,' as Woolf phrases it, vitamins creatively the resourceful resonance of the scene.

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Download Our Mothers, Our Powers, Our Texts: Manifestations of Aje in by Teresa N. Washington PDF

By Teresa N. Washington

"Washington writes supple and considerate prose and creatively integrates African and African-derived terminology, which by no means distract the reader. I examine Our moms, Our Powers, Our Texts not just an excellent examine, but additionally a version to be emulated." -- Ousseynou B. Traore, William Patterson University?j? is a Yoruba notice that indicates a religious chronic of enormous capability, in addition to the humans who workout that strength. even if either women and men may have ?j?, its proprietors and controllers are ladies, the literal and cosmic moms who're respected because the gods of society. due to its organization with lady strength, its invisibility and profundity, ?j? is frequently misconstrued as witchcraft. even though, as Teresa N. Washington issues out in Our moms, Our Powers, Our Texts, ?j? is primary to the Yoruba ethos and cosmology. not just does it underpin the options of production and creativity, yet as a strength of justice and retribution, ?j? is vital to social concord and stability. As Africans have been pressured into exile and enslavement, they took ?j? with them and endured its paintings of making, destroying, harming, and therapeutic within the New World.Washington seeks out ?j?'s subversive energy of production and new version in a various diversity of Africana texts, from either males and girls, from either oral and modern literature, and throughout house and time. She courses readers to an realizing of the symbolic, methodological, and non secular concerns which are important to special works by way of Africana writers yet are hardly ever elucidated by way of Western feedback. She starts off with an exam of the traditional kinds of ?j? in Yoruba tradition, which creates a framework for leading edge readings of vital works by means of Africana writers, together with Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, Ben Okri, Wole Soyinka, Jamaica Kincaid, and Ntozake Shange. This wealthy research will entice readers of Africana literature, African faith and philosophy, feminist stories, and comparative literature.

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