The Female Complaint: Tales of Unruly Women

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Product Details

Price
$24.95
Publisher
Shade Mountain Press
Publish Date
November 01, 2015
Pages
328
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780991355556
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About the Author

Rosalie Morales Kearns, a writer of Puerto Rican and Pennsylvania Dutch descent, is the author of the magic- realist story collection Virgins & Tricksters (Aqueous, 2012). She is also the founder of Shade Mountain Press, a new feminist publishing house promoting literature by women.

Reviews

"Thirty-six spellbinding stories about the active, spirited lives of
women. . . . Throughout each is the common denominator of an active female
character who embarks on her own hero's journey. . . . With prose that
ranges from the humorous to the lyric and forms that range from the real
to the magical, here is a vital addition to contemporary literature."--
"Kirkus"
"This is more than women being unruly: this is women
being courageous, outrageous, brutally honest, and more than anything,
talented. The stories sing off the page--and then turn into a howl of rage,
delight and hope. "The Female Complaint" is a collection that
deserves to be taught, and read, for years to come."--Rene Denfeld, author
of "The Enchanted"
"Forty years ago when women blazed literary
trails, they were paths through the woods where no one heard the trees
falling. This time on a paved road through landscapes urban, suburban,
exurban, and rural, these women are still throwing themselves and their
lives out into new thematic territory."--Cris Mazza, author of "Various
Men Who Knew Us as Girls" and co-editor of "Chick-Lit: Postfeminist
Fiction"
Thirty-six spellbinding stories about the active, spirited lives of
women. . . . Throughout each is the common denominator of an active female
character who embarks on her own hero's journey. . . . With prose that
ranges from the humorous to the lyric and forms that range from the real
to the magical, here is a vital addition to contemporary literature.
Kirkus
This is more than women being unruly: this is women
being courageous, outrageous, brutally honest, and more than anything,
talented. The stories sing off the page and then turn into a howl of rage,
delight and hope. The Female Complaint is a collection that
deserves to be taught, and read, for years to come. Rene Denfeld, author
of The Enchanted
Forty years ago when women blazed literary
trails, they were paths through the woods where no one heard the trees
falling. This time on a paved road through landscapes urban, suburban,
exurban, and rural, these women are still throwing themselves and their
lives out into new thematic territory. Cris Mazza, author of Various
Men Who Knew Us as Girls
and co-editor of Chick-Lit: Postfeminist
Fiction
"