Book
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I am your sister : collected and unpublished writings of Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde (author), Rudolph P. Byrd (editor), Johnnetta Betsch Cole (editor)

I am your sister : collected and unpublished writings of Audre Lorde

Title
I am your sister : collected and unpublished writings of Audre Lorde
Author
Audre Lorde
Editor
Rudolph P. Byrd Johnnetta Betsch Cole Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Language
English
Publisher
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009
XV, 280 p.
ISBN
9780199846450 (paperback)

About Audre Lorde

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Audre Lorde (; born Audrey Geraldine Lorde; February 18, 1934 – November 17, 1992) was an American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist. She was a self-described "black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet," who "dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing injustices of racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia."

As a poet, she is best known for technical mastery and emotional expression, as well as her poems that express anger and outrage at civil and social injustices she observed throughout her life. As a spoken word artist, her delivery has been called powerful, melodic, and intense by the Poetry Foundation. Her poems and prose largely deal with issues related to civil rights, feminism, lesbianism, illness and disability, and the exploration of black female identity.

Early life

Lorde was born in New York City to Ca…Read more on Wikipedia