American Spikenard

American Spikenard

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If everyone decided to call themselves a girl / that word would stop.OCO In this award-winning volume of authoritative and assertive poems, Sarah Vap embarks on an emotional journey to the land of AmericaOCOs female children. Questioning, contradicting, radically and restlessly demanding acceptance, she searches for a way to move from serious girlhood to womanly love. Demonstrating the seriousness of female childhoodOCowhich is as dangerous and profound as war, economics, and history, that is, as manhood, in her viewOCoVap reveals the extremes of self-doubt and self-righteousness inherent in being a contemporary American girl."show more

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  • Electronic book text | 95 pages
  • University of Iowa Press
  • Iowa City, United States
  • English
  • 1587297728
  • 9781587297724

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