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The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues
Author: Eve Ensler
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0375506586
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A landmark in women’s empowerment—as relevant as ever in the age of #MeToo—that honors female sexuality in all its complexity It’s been more than twenty years since Eve Ensler’s international sensation The Vagina Monologues gave 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 for The 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
The Vagina Monologues
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Eve Ensler
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-03-10 - Publisher: Ballantine Books
A landmark in women’s empowerment—as relevant as ever in the age of #MeToo—that honors female sexuality in all its complexity It’s been more than twenty years since Eve Ensler’s international sensation The Vagina Monologues gave 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 for The 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
Die Vagina-Monologe
Language: de
Pages: 100
Authors: Eve Ensler
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-27 - Publisher: Edition Nautilus
Das Buch ist eine kleine, kunstfertige Anregung zur weiblichen Selbsterkenntnis, eine liebevolle Aufforderung an alle Frauen, den eigenen Weg zur Lust zu finden. Gleichzeitig ist es ein entschiedenes Plädoyer gegen sexuelle Gewalt. Alte Damen und Mädchen, Singles, Ehefrauen, Lesben, Professorinnen, Arbeiterinnen, Schauspielerinnen, Prostituierte wurden von der Auto-rin zu ihrer Vagina befragt. Ihre unterschiedlichen Erfahrungen und Ausdrucksweisen geben dem Buch eine lebendige Vielfältigkeit. Witz und Leichtigkeit stehen neben Traurigem und Erschütterndem. Eve Ensler hat einer großen Bandbreite von Gefühlen eine poetische und charmante Form gegeben. Die Vagina-Monologe wurden zwei Jahre lang in einem New Yorker Off-Broadway-Theater gespielt und wurde dann auch in zahlreichen Städten Europas aufgeführt.
The Vagina Monologues
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Eve Ensler
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Villard
A poignant and hilarious tour of the last frontier, the ultimate forbidden zone, The vagina monologues is a celebration of female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. Hailed as the bible for a new generation of women, it has been performed in cities all across America and at hundreds of college campuses, and has inspired a dynamic grassroots movement--V-Day--to stop violence against women. Witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise, Eve Ensler's Obie Award-winning masterpiece gives voice to real women's deepest fantasies and fears, guaranteeing that no one who reads it will ever look at a woman's body, or think of sex, in quite the same way again.
Lady Parts
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Kathryn D. Blanchard, Jane S. Webster
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-13 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
How might women in the Bible tell their stories if they were prompted to do so by Eve Ensler's controversial play, The Vagina Monologues? This collection imagines some answers to that question. The monologues herein are written by a variety of authors, including scholars, undergraduates, clergy, and laywomen; the content of the narratives reflects this variety, being at times faithful or irreverent, tragic or even funny. All seek to give twenty-first-century voices to women in canonical texts--including the Hebrew Bible, Deuterocanonical books, and New Testament--who are often speechless, nameless, or otherwise marginalized. Not for the faint of heart, these monologues not only end the silences but also add flesh and bone to characters whose experiences have too easily been justified, metaphorized, or altogether ignored. By naming the torn places in these women's stories, this volume invites readers to encounter both the biblical characters and their contemporary interpreters with an attitude of compassionate listening. Our hope is that such compassionate listening may contribute not only to more just readings of sacred texts, but also to the mission of Eve Ensler and V-Day to end global violence against women and girls.
The Vagina Monologues
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Brett Loraine Lamb
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:
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Insisting on Intersectionality in The Vagina Monologues
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Erin Heisler
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:
Discusses how The vagina monologues is hindered by the play's relatively singular focus on patriarchal ideologies and calls for an intersectional approach to gender that also addresses the ways in which women are simultaneously oppressed by racism, capitalism, gender binarism, ageism, and nationalism.
The Vagina Monologues
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Theatre Aquarius Archives (University of Guelph), Michelle Vanderheyden, Nancy Prochuk, Lisa Burke, Beth Bruck, Eve Ensler
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:
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Eating Pussy
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: William Mark Vaughn
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-28 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
The Title Eating Pussy is not meant to be derogatory, at least not completely. A joke while I was working for a metal fabrication plant was that men's facial hair grew because they ate pussy. It was meant as a sign of maleness, and manhood, in its way. It was also a play on words. Eating pussy of course is the term used by men mostly to describe oral sex. As I read the book, I was ingesting it...its title the Vagina Monologues. It is a humorous look mostly at this well-written book about a woman's self-discovery. Being one who has sought counseling, and had conversations with my walls, This book was part of my work in dealing with myself. Being a bit broken from the divorce and loss, the exercise in reading and writing helped me if no one else, to find humor and love once again
Die Wiege aller Welten
Language: de
Pages: 400
Authors: Jeremy Lachlan
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-09 - Publisher: Loewe Verlag
Wir betreten das Schloss freiwillig. Wir betreten das Schloss unbewaffnet. Wir betreten das Schloss allein. Diese drei Gesetze hängen in jedem Haus in Bluehaven und jeder Bewohner kennt sie. Denn das Schloss ist der Eingang zu den Anderwelten. Und wer mutig genug ist, geht hinein, um dort Abenteuer zu erleben. Viele Jahrhunderte lang war das so. Doch vor vierzehn Jahren, in der Nacht des großen Bebens, hat das Schloss plötzlich John White und seine kleine Tochter Jane ausgespuckt. Seitdem ist das Tor verschlossen. Erst an dem Tag als die wütenden Inselbewohner Jane vor Gericht stellen wollen, erbebt die Erde erneut ... Ein Schloss voller Fallgruben, Labyrinthe und wundersamer Türen und eine rotzfreche Heldin, die auch den unheimlichsten Gegner bezwingt. Jeremy Lachlans Debüt ist ein Feuerwerk moderner Fantasy mit Science-Fiction-Elementen, einer großen Portion Magie und einem gehörigen Schuss Humor.
Emotional Creature
Language: en
Pages: 42
Authors: Eve Ensler
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-25 - Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
Performed by an ensemble of young women, EMOTIONAL CREATURE is made up of original monologues—and irresistible songs—about and for girls. Placing their stories squarely center stage, it gives full expression to their secret voices and innermost thoughts, highlighting the diversity and commonality of the issues they face. EMOTIONAL CREATURE is a call, a reckoning, an education, an act of empowerment for girls, and an illumination for parents and for us all. Eve Ensler’s Emotional Creature is a vehicle to empower girls and inspire their activism. V-Girls is a global network of girl activists and advocates. In the same way The Vagina Monologues built a movement on college campuses and in communities, young girls will be able to participate in V-Day’s empowerment philanthropy model, igniting their activism through V-Girls. V-Girls is rooted in youth-driven activism. A V-Girls Action Guide provides service-learning curriculum for middle and high school youth based on issues covered in Emotional Creature, with an emphasis on activism. Organizers can start a V-Girls club or incorporate V-Girls resources into an existing youth program.