Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde

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Product Details

Price
$29.00
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
446
Dimensions
5.54 X 1.17 X 8.3 inches | 0.93 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393329353
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About the Author

Alexis De Veaux's work is defined by two critical concerns: making the racial and sexual experiences of black female characters central, and disrupting boundaries between forms. She is the author of two award-winning biographies: Don't Explain: A Song of Billie Holiday and Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde. A celebrated writer of poetry, children's literature, plays, essays and journalism, De Veaux is also an activist recognized for her lifelong contributions to a number of women's and literary organizations. With her new work, YABO, Alexis has returned to her first love: writing fiction.

Reviews

A clearly written and extensively researched volume that is every bit as formidable as Lorde herself was, and will likely be regarded as the definitive study of the controversial poet.
De Veaux's thorough tale of a complicated artist is compelling. Lorde comes to life, and her powerful prose is presented in a whole new light.
Warrior Poet is a literary event of considerable significance.