Rebellion: Essays 1980-1991

These are vivid, lyrical essays about the wild terrain of personal and political change.

Spanning a decade, exploring both familiar and uncharted territory, Rebellion is autobiographical and activist writing rooted in the red dirt of the South. The author engages matters of the heart, skin, spirit, family, lovers and friends as she opens up secrets and raises questions. Silence and censorship, money and class, war and art, race and sex shape the geography of the poet’s narration of her life.

Pratt covers new ground in Rebellion, finding ways not marked on any of the maps she has been given—paths into her life as a lesbian and a writer where "the will to change is the true rebellion."

Rebellion contains "Identity: Skin Blood Heart," now considered a feminist classic.

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Rebellion: Essays 1980-1991
paper ISBN 1-56341-006-0
cloth ISBN 1-56341-007-9

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