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The Women Who Hate Me Poetry: 1980-1990 - SIGNED

Allison, Dorothy

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ISBN 10: 0932379990 / ISBN 13: 9780932379993
Published by Firebrand Books, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Expanded reissue of Dorothy Allison's first book, originally published by Long Haul Press in paperback. This is the first printing of the hardcover SIGNED by Dorothy Allison on the title page without inscription. No dust jacket as issued. It is in As-New condition and will be bubble-wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box to ensure safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # ABRP6

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Title: The Women Who Hate Me Poetry: 1980-1990 - ...

Publisher: Firebrand Books

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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The Women Who Hate ME. Poetry, 1980-1990
69 pp. CONTENTS: Dumpling Girl; Upcountry; Mattie Lee Gibson; The Women Who Hate Me; Silence Grew Between Us; To the Bone; Liar; Tomato Song; Hollow-Cheeked; When I Drink I Become the Joy of Faggots; Not Speaking/Screaming; Butter My Tongue; We All Nourish Truth With Our Tongues; The Terror of My Enemies; A Woman Like an Ocean; Appetite; She Plays It Tight; What Is the Dream of Flesh?; Boston, Massachusetts; Little Enough; All Those Imaginary Ladies; Whoring Away My Imagination; I Chose This Ground; Reason Enough To Love You; The Women Who Love Me; We Make Love; The Other Side of the Wall."Dorothy Allison (born April 11, 1949) is an American writer from South Carolina whose writing expresses themes of class struggle, sexual abuse, child abuse, feminism and lesbianism. She is a self-identified lesbian femme. She has won a number of awards for her writing, including several Lambda Literary Awards. In 2014, Allison was elected to membership in the Fellowship of Southern Writers."Keywords: DOROTHY ALLISON WOMEN WHO HATE ME POETRY POEMS 1980-1990 AMERICAN LITERATURE SEXUALITY WOMENS STUDIES FEMINISM

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Dorothy Allison describes herself as a feminist, a working-class story teller, a Southern expatriate, a sometime poet and a happily born-again Californian. Awarded the 2007 Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction, Allison is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Allison's short story collection, Trash (1988) was published by Firebrand Books. Trash won two Lambda Literary Awards and the American Library Association Prize for Lesbian and Gay Writing. Allison's novel Bastard Out of Carolina, (1992) was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award. The novel won the Ferro Grumley prize, an ALA Award for Lesbian and Gay Writing, became a best seller, and an award-winning movie. Cavedweller (1998) became a national bestseller, New York Times Notable book of the year, finalist for the Lillian Smith prize, and an ALA prizewinner.

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