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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).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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The torments and unfulfilled yearnings of Sara found their expressions in her poetry, an art which, as Audre Lorde highlights, is not a luxury for women but a vital necessity of their existence through which they predicate their hopes and dreams toward survival and change.
Philosophy and Vulnerability: Catherine Breillat, Joan Didion and Audre Lorde
Considerando-se o cenario apresentado, o presente artigo tem como foco a abordagem da traducao de textos nao-ficcionais de pensadoras afro-americanas, tais como June Jordan, Audre Lorde, Angela Davis, bell hooks e Patricia Hill Collins.
Sister Outsider: essays and speeches by Audre Lorde. Berkeley: Crossing Press, 2007a.
Also like Baldwin, McLarin is smart as hell; this fact emanates off the page, from her invocation of Alice Walker and Audre Lorde to explain online dating, to the "misogynynoir" she uses to delve into the intersections of misogyny and colorism, to her reclamation of personal vulnerability as a necessary insistence of humanity and self-worth.
For obvious reasons.And if I could collect poetry from different authors like Audre Lorde, Nayyirah Waheed, Allen Ginsberg and Malanda Jean-Claude, and stuff it into one thick volume ndash that would be great.
"Songs for Sabotage" will bring together approximately thirty emerging international artists--all born after 1981--whose work appropriates and interrogates the "machines, roads, and digital systems" of a "system that seems doomed to failure." But will the master's tools, as Audre Lorde famously cautioned, ever dismantle the master's house?
A Burst of Light: Essays by Audre Lorde is a collection of writings by the great American poet, essayist, and feminist, which has just been re-released some 25 years after her death.
In Clarke's video work All That is Left Unsaid, there are clips of Audre Lorde inhaling and exhaling.
In the summer of 1978 (way before I was born, by the way), feminist Audre Lorde gave a powerful speech at Mount Holyoke College that changed the way women viewed the sexy within them for eternity (well, at least the women who became familiar with its content).