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Published: 01 November 2018
“Wambui (portrait of a younger self)” More
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 43–60.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in Abeng to ensure the longevity of their acts of resistance but more importantly to serve as an instructional guide for younger generations of Caribbean women. JENNIFER THORINGTON SPRINGER Reconfigurationsof CaribbeanHistory MichellCe ltlfs RebeWl omen Abstract...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 66–67.
Published: 01 March 2010
... on women whose global consciousness and intimate female networks promoted progressive change, but also her role as mentor to younger historians eager to “out” lesbian history and further LGBT rights. Linda K. Kerber adds that no celebration of Cook's career is complete without recognition...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 331–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
... loved my brother, who was only eighteen months younger than me. I then sought to outsmart him by working harder at school. Later on, and as I was becoming a scholar, different and sometimes contradictory discourses guided my subject positioning as a woman. In retrospect, the fact that I often changed...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 19–25.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., voraciously, with open hearts. They are so honest and unguarded in their response as well. Young Haitians especially feel an affinity with my work. I think it's great to be read by younger people, because I know how much it meant with my life to have identified with some of the books I read when I was younger...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the style and mood of younger, less well-known poets published in the series. 20 Randall, like Webster Fabio, crossed the generational divide to become a powerful ambassador of ideas associated with the New Negro Renaissance for writers who adopted the more confrontational politics and aesthetics...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Grahamstown on the Architecture of buildings as they drive out of town The younger of the two, the driver of the Benz, Steadies the car on the road while her mind jolts, Crosses over, skips, stretches, scatters & returns To the single holding thread: the warmth of sisterhood The oldest...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 308–309.
Published: 01 December 2020
... she collects in trash bags for my daughters who are younger but much bigger, knowing they will never fit, and wonder, if she could, would she pierce the skin of my gut, scrape the eggs from my womb, spread them like a good Beluga, eliminating me and any other chance at adding...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 30.
Published: 01 September 2009
... who are younger but much bigger, knowing they will never fit, and wonder, if she could, would she pierce the skin of my gut, scrape the eggs from my womb, spread them like a good Beluga, eliminating me and any other chance at adding to the fiery Chicanitas who ask, Whydo youtake herusedthings,Mama...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the fanciest venue in Manhattan that catered to black and white guests. Its host was Charles S. Johnson, the editor of Opportunitymagazine. It was, as he later described it, the "debut of the younger school of Negro writers." Most of them attended, including Gwendolyn Bennett, Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... . 2020 . “ Lawmakers Pledge ERA Will Pass in Va.: Amendment’s Chances Complicated Nationally .” Hampshire Daily Gazette , January 2 . Solnit Rebecca . 2020 . “ Younger Feminists Have Shifted My Understanding. ” Guardian , February 29 . www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/29/rebecca...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 36–40.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Sejal Shah Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 FICTION Mary, Staring at Me SEJAL SHAH Maybe you knew someone in your younger life who was beautiful. Do you remember your fascination with the pink of her face, with the books that lined her bookcase, with the doll bought...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
... regarding the inheritance of a family legacy. Baby Love , Hopson notes, is Rebecca Walker’s second memoir; the first having focused on her coming of age as the biracial daughter of a Jewish father and famous African American mother, novelist Alice Walker. Ironically, the dissolution of the younger Walker’s...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 September 2014
...? 125 on to found the Women's Center at Spelman, Barbara Smith was the first person whom Judy Gebre-Hewitt and I went to talk to in the late seventies. I think it is fair to say that if you are an African American around my age, or maybe slightly younger, Harriet Tubman was the lone black, female...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in Ikomoa and marry a younger woman called Kakonge, who gave them two daughters. Years later sũsũ Mũkũta’s “wife” would die and the daughters would get married, leaving her with no one except for two graves on a small farm. During the final years of her life, sũsũ Mũkũta would circulate between the homes...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Micheline's biggest thrill is going to the hotel at night. In the dark, she rushes to it. On the makeshift bed, she, her younger brother, their best pal, and a slightly older cousin all snuggle next to each other. When I arrived in Haiti for my first trip since the quake, one of Micheline's first questions...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2007
... resisted traditional representations of womanhood is at once a historical necessity and a guide for younger generations of women. [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism2007, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. v-vii] ©2007 by Smith College. All rights reserved. V SilviaSchultermandl's "Writing Rape, Trauma...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 264–266.
Published: 01 September 2004
... a fresh departure and new angle in that she expands the scope of the Latin American literary terrain through a detailed examination of Afro-Costa Rican women poets such as Eulalia Bernard (old school) and the works of two younger women, Shirley Campbell and Delia McDonald (new school). While...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 11–48.
Published: 01 April 2022
... who have passed. How do you feel like these experiences—regularly attending funeral services and linking your father’s diagnosis with your daughter’s new arrival—was an affirmation of this close connection to the spiritual realm? ED: Again, I think it goes back to when I was younger. All...