Clit Notes: A Sapphic Sampler

* Clit Notes: A Sapphic Sampler ✓ PDF Read by ^ Holly Hughes eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Clit Notes: A Sapphic Sampler As relevant now as when it was written according to Sheila Gallagher. 5 performance art pieces written and performed during the 80s and 90s when the NEA was coming under attack for giving grants for pornography. I liked how she explains the reasons why the pieces were written and gives the personal story behind each piece. Some of the pieces I liked especially Clit Notes where she tells her story and her relationship with her dad. Some of the pieces made no sense to me and I struggled throug

Clit Notes: A Sapphic Sampler

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Rating : 4.44 (930 Votes)
Asin : 0802133339
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 214 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-02-05
Language : English

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"As relevant now as when it was written" according to Sheila Gallagher. 5 performance art pieces written and performed during the 80's and 90's when the NEA was coming under attack for giving grants for pornography. I liked how she explains the reasons why the pieces were written and gives the personal story behind each piece. Some of the pieces I liked especially Clit Notes where she tells her story and her relationship with her dad. Some of the pieces made no sense to me and I struggled through Dress Suits for Hire. I liked her prose and turn of phrase. I enjoyed how. A Customer said Had me laughing out loud and made me wish I was a lesbian!. Holly Hughes' Clit Notes is an intelligent, moving, and sharply funny collection of monolouges and personal stories.Cutting and in the same turn of phrase totally vulnerable, her work creates the portrait of a new woman of the '90's, an in your face, smart, funny, sensitive, lesbian. Anybody, male or female, gay or not should pick up this book! Highly recommended!!!. Uneven but Good kurq The first play "The Well of Horniness", is an absolute scream. I mean serious, gut-busting, knee-slapping funny. The remaining plays are just okay. "The Well" is so good though, I still recommend the book.

The hysterically funny "The Well of Horniness",; which my girlfriend remembers almost having to walk out of because she was laughing so hard she was afraid she would pee in her pants, is almost as dangerous when read alone. . What might qualify Hughes for genius stature, though, is how she hooks that humor to the most savage truth, as she does in the latter three pieces in the collection about, among other things, her mother, her father, and growing up "middle everything" in America. You never know how writing for the stage will trans

Obie Awardwinning performance artist and playwright Holly Hughes takes the reader on a personal tour across America with visits to Michigan’s Mystery Spot, the floor of the U.S. Senate, and New York’s WOW Cafe, where notions of theater and femaleness are taken apart and put back together.

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