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From writer, critic, and popular cultural icon bell hooks comes a seductive portrait of passion in fifty soul-stirring poems. When Angels Speak of Love heralds the debut of a major new poet: bell hooks. World renowned for her courageous, provocative intellectual writing and her alluring charisma, hooks poetically engages the erotic imagination -- creating a tapestry of words that are sensual, lush, and profoundly inspiring. In this beautiful new...
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Presenting radical new ways to think about love, the author examines the role of love in our personal and professional lives and how it can be used to end struggles between individuals, communities, and societies.
"What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their lives--to see that feminism is for everybody"--
Esta es una de las primeras grandes obras de la escritora y activista bell hooks. Publicada originalmente en 1981, ha ido ganando reconocimiento como un trabajo influyente en el pensamiento feminista. Este ensayo clásico se traduce ahora por primera vez al español. En él se examina la opresión que las mujeres negras han sufrido y siguen sufriendo desde el siglo xvii hasta la actualidad. En ¿Acaso no soy yo una mujer?hooks explora varios temas...
A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black woman's involvement with feminism, Hooks attempts to move us beyond racist and sexist assumptions. The result is nothing short of groundbreaking, giving this...
In Teaching to Transgress, Bell Hooks–writer, teacher, and insurgent black intellectual–writes about a new kind of education, educations as the practice of freedom. Teaching students to "transgress" against racial, sexual, and class boundaries in order to achieve the gift of freedom is, for hooks, the teacher's most important goal. Bell Hooks speaks to the heart of education today: how can we rethink teaching practices in the age of multiculturalism?...
"Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center established bell hooks as one of feminism's most vital and influential voices. A new preface by the author introduces the second edition of this essential classic to a new generation of feminist readers, while reminding seasoned activists of the need for continual, critical reflection. This carefully argued and powerfully inspirational work is a comprehensive examination of the core issues of sexual politics,...
Twenty-three essays written from a black and feminist perspective ; they consider the bitter difficulities of racism by envisioning a world without it.
Writing about struggles to end racism and white supremacy, the autho reminds us that "no one is born a racist" -- Everyone makes a choice. But the pervasiveness of racism in society -- the "worship of whiteness" -- devalues us all. To "teach community" means, for example to work against the effects of such socialization and to resist even the subtle ways in which racism is reinforced.