Burn It Down - Women Writing about Anger

Author(s): Lilly Dancyger

Feminism & Womens Studies | Coming Soon

A rich, nuanced exploration of women's anger from a diverse group of writers
Women are furious, and we're not keeping it to ourselves any longer. We're expected to be composed and compliant, but in a world that would strip us of our rights, disparage our contributions, and deny us a seat at the table of authority, we're no longer willing to quietly seethe behind tight smiles.
We're ready to burn it all down.


 


In this ferocious collection of essays, twenty-two writers explore how anger has shaped their lives: author of the New York Times bestseller The Empathy Exams Leslie Jamison confesses that she used to insist she wasn't angry-until she learned that she was; Melissa Febos, author of the Lambda Literary Award--winning memoir Abandon Me, writes about how she discovered that anger can be an instrument of power; editor-in-chief of Bitch Media Evette Dionne dismantles the "angry Black woman" stereotype; and more.


 


Broad-ranging and cathartic, Burn It Down is essential reading for any woman who has scorched with rage-and is ready to claim her right to express it.


 


 

December 2019

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General Fields

  • : 9781580058933
  • : Seal Press
  • : Seal Press
  • : October 2019
  • : 1.2 Inches X 6 Inches X 8.6 Inches
  • : December 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : 305.42
  • : English
  • : Hardback
  • : Lilly Dancyger