"Which Me Will Survive": Rethinking Identity, Reclaiming Audre Lorde

  title={"Which Me Will Survive": Rethinking Identity, Reclaiming Audre Lorde},
  author={Keith D. Leonard},
  pages={758 - 777}
The Unicorn as Lifelong Companion: Remixing Inclusive, Intergenerational Art Education Journeys with the Freedom of Froebel and Wildness of Waldorf
In what ways can the symbol of the unicorn represent and inform collaborative, intergenerational visions of art education? This paper outlines some of the roles of the unicorn as a theme and aExpand
Becoming Ourselves: Black Women’s Autobiographical Interrogation of Tropes of Identity
A central premise of this project is that Black female identity has historically been seen as a fixed identity. Much of the imposed rigidity on Black female identity has been informed by conservativeExpand
Between discretion and disclosure: Queer (e)labor(ations) in the work of Tove Jansson and Audre Lorde
  • H. Wells
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • Journal of lesbian studies
  • 2019
An analysis of selected writings by two lesbian authors, Tove Jansson and Audre Lorde, contributes to an understanding of the discursive management of queer experiences, the labor involved in this management, and the relation between this affective work and literary work. Expand
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Souls intact: The soul performances of Audre Lorde, Aretha Franklin, and Nina Simone
This article redefines and regenders the meaning of soul in black expressive culture. The author argues that by the late 1960s the term encodes a narrative whereby racialized struggle yields aExpand
Mothering Herself: Manifesto of the Erotic Mother in Audre Lorde’s Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
In the wake of the mid-twentieth century Women’s Liberation Movement, US women’s literature often responds to the subject of motherhood by stressing how oppressive patriarchal institutions leaveExpand
Reconceptualizing the Archetypal Trickster in Audre Lorde's Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
  • Yomna Saber
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of lesbian studies
  • 2015
Audre Lorde's trickster Afrekete is examined in Zami: A New Spelling of My Name and the question of how typically archetypal a Black, female, lesbian trickster can be is posed. Expand
The Caribbean
This year’s bibliography for the Caribbean is divided into two sections, including listings for, respectively, 2012 and 2013. Poet, dramatist and director Kendel Hippolyte’s new book of poetry, FaultExpand
‘Who Said It Was Simple!’ Third-Wave Feminist Coalition and Audre Lorde's Intersectionalist Hybrid Poetics of Difference
Third-Wave Feminism digs its roots in intersectionality and coalition, which were not fully realised in Second-Wave Feminism. However, the movement is usually under attack for lacking a clear agenda.Expand


Now That We Know …
Having heard his name announced as the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry for 2006, Nathaniel Mackey made his way from the floor to the podium, slowly extracted a paper from his pocket,Expand
Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry Since 1965
Contents Acknowledgments xxx Introduction: Toward a Sociology of the Contemporary Avant-Garde 1 1. Auto Poesy: Allen Ginsberg and the Politics of Poetry 000 2. Ron Silliman and the Ethnicization ofExpand
Apostrophe, or the Lyric Art of Turning Away
Lyric, when it works, works on its audience in a peculiar way. Its effects are not exactly "rhetorical." And so when I claim (as I do in this essay) that where there is lyric there is apostrophe, aExpand
Every Goodbye Ain't Gone: An Anthology of Innovative Poetry by African Americans
Just prior to the Second World War, and even more explosively in the 1950s and 1960s, a far-reaching revolution in aesthetics and prosody by black poets ensued, some working independently and othersExpand
Lyric Poetry: The Pain and the Pleasure of Words
Acknowledgments ix Introduction: "Making Choice of a Human Self" 1 PART ONE: Lyric Theory Chapter 1: The Lyric Subject 27 Chapter 2: The Historical "I" 45 Chapter 3: The Scripted "I" 78 Chapter 4:Expand
Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African Diaspora
Becoming Black is a powerful theorization of Black subjectivity throughout the African diaspora. In this unique comparative study, Michelle M. Wright discusses the commonalties and differences in howExpand
Integral Music: Languages of African-American Innovation
Aldon Nielsen's book Black Chant: Languages of African American Postmodernism (Cambridge University Press, 1997) was a ground-breaking work of scholarship that examined modern and postmodernExpand
Lyric Interventions: Feminism, Experimental Poetry, and Contemporary Discourse
"Lyric Interventions" explores linguistically innovative poetry by contemporary women in North America and Britain whose experiments give rise to fresh feminist readings of the lyric subject. TheExpand
Afro-Blue: Improvisations in African American Poetry and Culture
In "Afro-Blue", Tony Bolden traces the ways innovations in black music and poetry have driven the evolution of a variety of other American vernacular artistic forms. The blues tradition, BoldenExpand