Sister outsider: essays and speeches

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Crossing Press, 1984 - Literary Collections - 190 pages
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The fourteen essays and speeches collected in this work, several of them published for the first time, span almost a decade of this Black lesbian feminnist's work. Lorde is unflinching in her observations and is lucid and clarifying in her coverage of a range of essential topics.

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Sister Outsider: Essays & Speeches

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Poet and librarian Lorde collected 15 of her finest essays and speeches in this 1984 volume. With her poet's command of language, she addresses sexism, racism, black women, black lesbians, eroticism, and more. Still powerful. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Notes from a Trip to Russia
13
Poetry Is Not a Luxury
36
Copyright

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