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Double bind : women on ambition / edited by Robin Romm.

Romm, Robin, (editor.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 305.42 DOU (Text) 0530005959241 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch 305.42 ROM (Text) 30018005393240 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631491214
  • Physical Description: viii, 303 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / Robin Romm -- Ebenezer laughs back: confessions of a workaholic / Pam Houston -- What came next / Theresa Rebeck -- On impractical urges / Ayana Mathis -- Girl with knife / Camas Davis -- Reply all / Robin Romm -- Nature and nurture / Marcia Chatelain -- Crying in the bathroom / Erika L. Sánchez -- Both / Yael Chatav Schonbrun -- No happy harmony / Elizabeth Corey -- Leaning in, leaning out / Allison Barrett Carter -- The price of black ambition / Roxane Gay -- Escape velocity / Claire Vaye Watkins -- Single lead / Blair Braverman -- The Chang girls / Lan Samantha Chang -- Goal your own way / Evany Thomas -- Astronauts / Nadia P. Manzoor -- The snarling girl: notes on ambition / Elisa Albert -- Ambitchin' / Julie Holland -- Original sin / Francine Prose -- Know your place / Molly Ringwald -- Ambition: the Cliffie notes / Joan Leegant -- Doubly denied / Christina Henríquez -- Becoming meta / Hawa Allan -- Letters to my mother and daughters on ambition / Sarah Ruhl.
Summary, etc.:
Perceptively identifying a paradox at the very heart of feminism, editor Robin Romm has marshaled a stunning constellation of thinkers to examine their relationships with ambition with candor, intimacy and wit. Taken together, these essays show women from a range of backgrounds and at all stages of their lives and careers grappling with aspiration, failure, achievement, guilt, and, yes, success. Forthright and empowering, Double Bind breaks a long silence, reclaiming "ambition" from the roster of dirty words at last.-- Jacket.
Subject: Ambition.
Women > Identity.
Women in the professions.
Feminism.

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