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Scald

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ISBN-10: 0822964503

ISBN-13: 9780822964506

Edition: 2017

Authors: Denise Duhamel

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When her "smart" phone keeps asking her to autocorrect her name to Denise Richards, Denise Duhamel begins a journey that takes on celebrity, sex, reproduction, and religion with her characteristic wit and insight. The poems in Scald "engage" feminism in two ways--committing to and battling with--various principles and beliefs.  Duhamel wrestles with foremothers and visionaries Shulamith Firestone, Andrea Dworkin, and Mary Daly as well as with pop culture figures such as Helen Reddy, Cyndi Lauper, and Bikini Kill.  In dialogue with artists and writers such as Catherine Opie, Susan Faludi, and Eve Ensler, Duhamel tries to understand our cultural moment.  While Duhamel's Scald can burn, she…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 2/13/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English