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Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz (1945–2018)

Forfatter af The Tribe of Dina: A Jewish Women's Anthology

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Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz was born Melanie Kaye in Brooklyn, New York on September 9, 1945. She received a bachelor's degree from City College of New York and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley. She went on to teach the university's first women's studies vis mere class. She also taught urban studies, race theory, public policy, Jewish studies, and gender and queer studies at Hamilton College, Goddard College, and Norwich University. She wrote several books including My Jewish Face and Other Stories; The Issue Is Power: Essays on Women, Jews, Violence, and Resistance; and The Colors of Jews: Racial Politics and Radical Diasporism. She and Irena Klepfisz edited The Tribe of Dina, an anthology of Jewish women's writings. She edited and published the lesbian literary and art journal Sinister Wisdom in the 1980s and was the first director of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice in the early 1990s. She died of Parkinson's disease on July 10, 2018 at the age of 72. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz

The Tribe of Dina: A Jewish Women's Anthology (1986) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 161 eksemplarer
My Jewish Face & Other Stories (1990) 49 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 32: Death, Healing, Mourning, and Illness (1987) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 13 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 25 (1984) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 31 (1987) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 27 (1984) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 26: To Go To Berbir - A Journey and a War (1984) — Redaktør — 6 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 28 (1985) — Redaktør — 4 eksemplarer
Amazons 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Amazons! (1979) — Bidragyder — 242 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Lesbian Love Stories (1991) — Bidragyder — 143 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Women on Women 3: A New Anthology of American Lesbian Fiction (1996) — Bidragyder — 109 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA (2014) — Bidragyder — 67 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Sinister Wisdom 33: Wisdom (1987) — Bidragyder — 23 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 43/44: The 15th Anniversary Retrospective (1991) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 20 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 45: Lesbians & Class (1991) — Redaktør — 13 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 52: Allies (1994) — Bidragyder — 13 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 48: Lesbian Resistance (1992) — Redaktør — 12 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 46: Dyke Lives (1992) — Redaktør — 11 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 21 (1982) — Bidragyder — 9 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 42: Lesbian Voices (1990) — Redaktør — 8 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 40: On Friendship (1990) — Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 39: On Disability (1989) — Redaktør — 7 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 37: With an Emphasis on Lesbian Theory (1989) — Redaktør — 7 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 10: On Being Old and Age (1979) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 20 (1982) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 2: Lesbian Writing and Publishing (1976) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 7 (1978) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 8 (1979) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 13 (1980) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 6: Secrets. Taboos. (1978) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
Sinister Wisdom 5 (1978) — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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An extraordinarily powerful work in two domains: feminism, and Jewish studies (though to a large extent these are dealt with separately, as the book is primarily a series of essays). Kaye/Kantrowitz is part of a robust tradition of Jewish lesbian feminists who were active in the 1980s and 1990s, and on antisemitism in particular her account of how prevailing paradigms of oppression to not adequately encompass the Jewish case -- failing to reckon with how *power* (perceived and actual) intersects with antisemitic domination -- remains unrivaled decades later. But her discussion of violence in women's spaces -- both in negative cases (i.e., domestic violence among lesbian couples) and positive cases (the use of violence against abusive men) also remains bracing. An underrated classic.… (mere)
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