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Afrekete

an anthology of contemporary Black lesbian writings

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Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afro-American lesbians -- Literary collections.,
  • American literature -- Afro-American authors.,
  • Afro-American lesbians -- Social conditions.,
  • American literature -- Women authors.,
  • American literature -- 20th century.,
  • Lesbians" writings, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Catherine E. McKinley and L. Joyce DeLaney..
    ContributionsMcKinley, Catherine E., DeLaney, L. Joyce.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS509.L47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21337653M
    ISBN 100385473540, 0385473559

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Afrekete Afrekete book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Destined to become a classic in the tradition of the best-selling Black-Eye /5. Zami: A New Spelling of My Name is a autobiography by American poet Audre started a new genre that the author calls biomythography, which combines history, biography, and myth.

In the text, Lorde writes that "Zami" is "a Carriacou name for women who work together as friends and lovers", noting that Carriacou is the Caribbean island from which her mother Author: Audre Lorde.

Afrekete meshes these seemingly disparate traditions and celebrates black lesbian experiences in all their variety and depth. Elegant, timely, provocative, and inspiring, the fiction, poetry, and nonfiction in Afrekete — written in a range of styles — engage a variety of highly topical themes, placing them at the center of literary and.

Afrekete is Community Organisation set up to promote authentic Cuban culture in Australia. We do this through our annual events as well as workshops leading up to the main events. Afrekete comes from the word for the Ocean Mother energy of the Arara Tradition originally from Dahomey region in Nigeria and came to Cuba with the slaves.

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MawuLisa, thunder, sky, sun, the great mother of us all; and Afrekete, her youngest daughter, the mischievous linguist, trickster, best-beloved, whom we must all become.

() Prominent among these real Afrekete book mythical women is the trickster Afrekete, "whom we must all become." Lorde also alludes to the trickster figure in an earlier book, The.

thunder, sky, sun, the great mother of us all; and Afrekete, her youngest. daughter, the mischievous linguist, trickster, best-beloved, whom we must. all become. () Prominent among these real and mythical women is the trickster Afrekete, "whom we must all become." Lorde also alludes to the trickster figure in an earlier book, The Black.

Destined to become a classic in the tradition of the best-selling Black-Eyed Susans/Midnight Birds and Erotique Noire/ Black Erotica. Afrekete gives collective voice to the tradition of black lesbian writing. In the vast and proliferating area of both African-American and lesbian and gay writing, the work of black lesbians is most often excluded or relegated to the margins.

AFREKETE by McKinley, Catherine E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Afrekete An Anthology of Black Lesbian Writing (Book) All locations are currently closed.

Expect delays on hold requests placed during this time. Catherine McKinley is the author of The Book of Sarahs and Indigo: In Search of the Color That Seduced the World. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she has taught Creative Nonfiction, and a former Fulbright Scholar in Ghana, West Africa.

She lives in New York City/5(16). Afrekete Catherine E. McKinley, Editor, L. Joyce DeLaney, Editor Doubleday Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book The title of this. Afrekete: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Writing Catherine E.

McKinley, Editor, Joyce DeLaney, Editor, L. Joyce DeLaney, Editor Anchor Books $21 (p) ISBN. Afrekete meshes these seemingly disparate traditions and celebrates black lesbian experiences in all their variety and depth. Elegant, timely, provocative, and inspiring, the fiction, poetry, and nonfiction in Afrekete -- written in a range of styles -- engage a variety of highly topical themes, placing them at the center of literary and social Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Destined to become a classic in the tradition of the best-selling Black-Eyed Susans/Midnight Birds and Erotique Noire/ Black Erotica. Afrekete gives collective voice to the tradition of black lesbian writing. In the vast and proliferating area of both African-American and lesbian and gay writing, the work of black lesbians is most often excluded or relegated to the margins.

Afrekete meshes. The Afrekete records is a small collection comprised primarily of publishing-related documents. These consist of press and publicity files, correspondence with editors and authors, permissions, and marketing files.

There is also a rough draft of the book with markup as well as edited submissions from accepted authors. Afrekete Afrekete my beloved feel the sun of my days surround you binding our pathways we have water to carry honey to harvest bright seed to plant for the next fair (p.

) This anthology has made a beginning in fulfilling that promise. Single book that it is, it is still an immensely significant beginning, the first honey harvest. 🌊 We are very excited to introduce our talented brother Piter Pantoja López to the Afrekete Artistic Team.

Piter is an versatile Cuban dance & movement artist based in Adelaide, who shares his unique warrior strength together with graceful humility so generously to all. Afrekete in Audre Lorde's "Tar Beach" M. CHARLENE BALL In Chapter 31 of Audre Lorde's Zami: A New Spelling of My Name, the young lesbian hero Audre meets a woman named Afrekete.

This meeting crowns the book: from Afrekete, Audre receives the gift of knowledge of herself and learns a way to live on the borders of her multiple identities.

By the time is over, her path represents that of Afrekete who chose her own name. Lorde is able to know and accept herself. Racism is another important factor in .After recovering she meets her final lover in the book, Afrekete, who ultimately leaves her for a "gig" in Atlanta.

Audre then ends the book by meditating on all the things the women in her life, particularly her mother have taught her and speculates that her mother shared her own deep passion for the feminine soul.The Zami: A New Spelling of My Name Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.