Vagina Monologues

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Release date: 2001-03-10
Points Needed: 4550


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A landmark in women's empowermentas relevant as ever in the age of #MeToothat honors female sexuality in all its complexity It's been more than twenty years since Eve Ensler's international sensationThe Vagina Monologuesgave birth to V-Day, the radical, global grassroots movement to end violence against women and girls.This special edition features six never-before-published monologues, a new foreword by National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson, a new introduction by the author, and a new afterword by One Billion Rising director Monique Wilson on the stage phenomenon's global impact. Witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise, this award-winning masterpiece gives voice to real women's deepest fantasies, fears, anger, and pleasure, and calls for a world where all women are safe, equal, free, and alive in their bodies.Praise forThe Vagina Monologues';Probably the most important piece of political theater of the last decade.'The New York Times';This play changed the world. Seeing it changed my soul. Performing in it changed my life. I am forever indebted to Eve Ensler and the transformative legacy of this play.'Kerry Washington';Spellbinding, funny, and almost unbearably moving . . . both a work of art and an incisive piece of cultural history, a poem and a polemic, a performance and a balm and a benediction.'Variety';Often wrenching, frequently riotous. . . . Ensler is an impassioned wit.'Los Angeles Times';Extraordinary . . . a compelling rhapsody of the female essence.'Chicago Tribune

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Genre: USA

Collection: Ballantine Books

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780375506581

Additional Information

Genre: USA

Collection: Ballantine Books

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780375506581

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