Lorde, Audre

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Lorde, Audre (Geraldin[e])

(1934–92) poet, writer; born in New York City. She studied at the University of Mexico (1945), Hunter College (B.A. 1959), and Columbia University (M.L.S. 1961). Based in the Virgin Islands, she taught at many institutions, including Hunter (N.Y.C.) (1980). She was an African-American activist and lesbian feminist who explored the dimensions of modern life in poetry, a novel, and nonfiction, as in The Cancer Journals (1980).
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In conclusion, Audre Lorde deserves the last word, for she clearly speaks to the real problematic of the master's tools and work reflective of them: "For the master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.
Atria Books); Alexis De Veaux, nonfiction, Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde, (Norton); and Tracy Price-Thompson, contemporary fiction, A Woman's Worth, (One World/Ballantine).
Many feminist matriarchs are recognized, including Bella Abzug, Virginia Carabillo, Catherine East, and Audre Lorde.
Audre Lorde likes to refer to herself as black, lesbian, feminist, mother, poet, and warrior.
According to Audre Lorde, "the master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.
the book has only three entries: Michael Harrington, Abbie Hoffman, and Audre Lorde.
7) Interestingly, Alcoff recuperates Audre Lorde, whose invocations of the black female voice and emphasis on poetry as the vehicle for social change also seem to imply an essential black female identity.
Audre Lorde, poet, died on November 17 at the age of 58, following a fourteen-year war of attrition with cancer, in the midst of which she wrote much of her most important work.
In it she blends musical, fictional and sociological examples with the insights of African-American feminists such as Angela Davis, Alice Walker and Audre Lorde.
Emer Martin, March 2nd, 9pm (EST)- is the author of &uot;Breakfast in Babylon&uot; (Book of the Year 1996 in Ireland) and &uot;More Bread or I'll Appear&uot; (winner of the Audre Lorde Prize, Miriam Weinberg Richter Award and The Mary M.
In harmony with our theme, the cartoonist Ajuan Mance imagines what classic black women writers such as Zora Neale Hurston or Audre Lorde might think of today's feminist literary landscape.
Authors represented include food figures Julia Child, Michael Pollan, and Calvin Trillin, as well as classic and contemporary literary figures who write about food, such as Anton Chekhov, Maxine Hong Kingston, David Foster Wallace, Ntozake Shange, Henry David Thoreau, Diana Abu-Jaber, and Audre Lorde.