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Audre Lorde
Poet, novelist, activist, and mother of two, AUDRE LORDE grew up Harlem in the 1930s. She earned a master's degree in library science from Columbia University and received a National Endowment for the Arts grant. She is the author of 12 books. She died in 1992. show more

Poet, novelist, activist, and mother of two, AUDRE LORDE grew up Harlem in the 1930s. She earned a master's degree in library science from Columbia University and received a National Endowment for the Arts grant. She is the author of 12 books. She died in 1992.
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Birth date: February 18, 1934
Died: January 01, 1992
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Hopeless Romantic
Hopeless Romantic rated it 1 year ago
The chase is on. When a celebration of love gets out of control anything can happen. Just ask the bride and groom. Summer of Escape is the perfect getaway. A seduction of the senses.
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it 3 years ago
his book is everything. It's been slow going to figure out how to review it or just talk about it. It just has everything in here from systemic issues in government and society to systemic issues within feminism itself. I'd been meaning to read Sister Outsider for a while but kept putting it off unt...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 4 years ago
A few weeks ago I mentioned that one of my ambitions for 2016 was to read more poetry. A few days ago I found a couple of reviews over on GR which recommended Lorde's work. I have no intention of writing much about my impressions of her poetry or try an interpretation based on the author's life an...
Rowena's Reviews
Rowena's Reviews rated it 6 years ago
My introduction to Audre Lorde and I enjoyed her essays very much. I sensed a lot of compassion in her words, as well as her desire for understanding and her wish for collaboration and dialogue between people who may feel they have nothing to learn from each other due to their differences. The follo...
target acquired
target acquired rated it 8 years ago
in college, in the late 80s and early 90s, i discovered that i had two aunts. this is one (and this is another). aunt Audre intimidated me at first. she was a stern, moody, melancholy woman who had lived a life of so many ups and downs. but as i got to know her, her innate gentleness became clear. t...
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