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Angels Of Anarchy: Women Artists and Surrealism

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GenreArt
Book AuthorPatricia Allmer

In her 1949 book, The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir famously singled out Surrealism's founder Andre Breton for criticism, revealing the backhanded compliment that the then-contemporary movement paid womanhood in its art and literature: "Truth, Beauty, Poetry-she is All," she wrote. "All-except herself."

Will Work for Drugs

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GenreEssays
Book AuthorLydia Lunch

Lydia Lunch talks art, bohemia, and, yes, drugs, in Will Work for Drugs, Lunch’s collection of interviews, performance pieces, and eye-opening details on the post-punk New Wave movement.

Stripping Gypsy: The Life of Gypsy Rose Lee

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GenreBiography
Book AuthorNoralee Frankel

The original burlesque bombshell and all around icon for progressive politics, Gypsy Rose Lee, comes alive in Noralee Frankel's revealing biography, Stripping Gypsy: The Life of Gypsy Rose Lee.

HELLIONS: Pop Culture’s Rebel Women

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GenreSocial Issues
Book AuthorMaria Raha

Raha deftly surfs across dense waves of women’s history to address the glimmers of feminist rebellion therein.

 
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