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Cancer Journals - 2nd edition

Cancer Journals (ISBN10: 1879960265; ISBN13: 9781879960268)
ISBN13: 978-1879960268
ISBN10: 1879960265

Summary: Originally published in 1980, Audre Lorde's The Cancer Journals offers a profoundly feminist analysis of her experience with breast cancer and a modified radical mastectomy. Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Lorde fuses the personal and political and refuses the silencing and invisibility that she experienced both as a woman facing her own death and as a woman coping with the loss of her breast.
After Lorde died of cancer in 1992, w
omen from all over the U.S. and beyond paid tribute to her in essays and poems. Aunt Lute's special hardcover edition of The Cancer Journals gathers together twelve such tributes as well as a series of six photographs taken of Lorde by photographer Jean Weisinger. Tributes by: Margaret E. Cronin, Linda Cue, Elliot, Ayofemi Folayan, Jewelle Gomez, Margaret Randall, Adrienne Rich, Kate Rushin, Elizabeth Sargent, Ann Allen Shockley, Barbara Smith, and Evelyn White. One of Audre's gifts to me was what she wrote and said about feelings, how essential it is to explore, acknowledge, and use not only emotions but intuition and spiritual insights to create art, a movement, a world fundamentally different from anything white/male constructs have been able to conceive. She knew that a politic that only addressed issues from the neck up, no matter how theoretically 'correct,' would never work to liberate women of color...
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Summary: Originally published in 1980, Audre Lorde's The Cancer Journals offers a profoundly feminist analysis of her experience with breast cancer and a modified radical mastectomy. Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Lorde fuses the personal and political and refuses the silencing and invisibility that she experienced both as a woman facing her own death and as a woman coping with the loss of her breast.
After Lorde died of cancer in 1992, women from all over the U.S. and beyond paid tribute to her in essays and poems. Aunt Lute's special hardcover edition of The Cancer Journals gathers together twelve such tributes as well as a series of six photographs taken of Lorde by photographer Jean Weisinger. Tributes by: Margaret E. Cronin, Linda Cue, Elliot, Ayofemi Folayan, Jewelle Gomez, Margaret Randall, Adrienne Rich, Kate Rushin, Elizabeth Sargent, Ann Allen Shockley, Barbara Smith, and Evelyn White. One of Audre's gifts to me was what she wrote and said about feelings, how essential it is to explore, acknowledge, and use not only emotions but intuition and spiritual insights to create art, a movement, a world fundamentally different from anything white/male constructs have been able to conceive. She knew that a politic that only addressed issues from the neck up, no matter how theoretically 'correct,' would never work to liberate women of color... ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 80
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Aunt Lute Books
Published: 10/28/1980
International: No



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