Sister Outsider

Essays and Speeches
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.53 hours)
Product Number: Z100116077
Released: Apr 26, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781515925439
Narrator/s: Robin Eller
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Description

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and lyrical, reflecting struggle but ultimately offering messages of hope. This commemorative edition includes a new foreword by Lorde scholar and poet Cheryl Clarke, who celebrates the ways in which Lorde's philosophies resonate more than twenty years after they were first published.

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All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Audre Lorde
Narrator(s): Robin Eller
Product Number DD25445
Released: Apr 26, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515905431
eBook
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Author(s): Audre Lorde
Product Number EB00152207
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Crossing Press
ISBN: #9780307809049

Professional reviews

"A lot has changed since this collection of essays and speeches was published more than 20 years ago, but this commemorative audio edition also is a reminder of how much has stayed the same. Black poet and lesbian activist Lorde addresses fundamental issues related to race, gender, sexual orientation, and politics. Robin Eller's narration embodies the quiet sense of urgency and intensity of many of the pieces. Eller expresses the empathy of the author as well as her deep frustration and anger on specific topics. Eller's conversational tone supports the accessibility of Lorde's ideas, whether presented in a brief letter to a white radical feminist, in informal notes on a trip, or in formal essays. J.E.M. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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