Word warriors : 35 women leaders in the spoken word revolution / edited by Alix Olson ; foreword by Eve Ensler.

Female spoken word artists have become the spokeswomen for a new generation. This demanding oral poetry of the early 21st century has defined a vanguard of lithely muscled voices; women who think and act decisively to create their distinctive and desperately earned realities. The combination of the...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Other Authors: Olson, Alix
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Emeryville, CA : Seal Press, ©2007.
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Summary:Female spoken word artists have become the spokeswomen for a new generation. This demanding oral poetry of the early 21st century has defined a vanguard of lithely muscled voices; women who think and act decisively to create their distinctive and desperately earned realities. The combination of the eminent slam movement and the upsurge of bold underground feminism has created a unique pool of women who verbally challenge society on all fronts. Editor Alix Olson (internationally touring spoken word artist-activist) brought together a variety of astounding spoken word artists for Word Warriors.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xviii, 409 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780786750726
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