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The Indestructible Part of Us

Literature is an art form, a force, that ultimately unites its audience. There is not only one type of reader who enjoys the works of Oscar Wilde or Adrienne Rich, but there is a type of reader whose sexist mind refuses to read the works of women once the author is made known. 378 more words

This Bridge Called My Back

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The title of the book is This Bridge Called My Back. The book was editied by Moraga, Cherrie, and Gloria Anzaldua. The book was published in 1981.This book is an anthology. 268 more words

A Queer and Brown Reading of Virginia Woolf

A friend once chided me that for the amount of time I spend reading, it’s a shame that I didn’t know much about classics. So there I was, struggling with Virginia Woolf, trying hard to connect to the text. 604 more words

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Muse if You Must: The Power of Women's Poetry

For women, then, poetry is not luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams toward survival and change, first made into language, then into idea, then into more tangible action.

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Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small....

Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small. Expressive and silenced. Deep and dead. – Cherrie Moraga http://dlvr.it/KL5nrp

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