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Stories and Sketches
Voltairine de Cleyre
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Stories and Sketches

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating Details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
This is a beautiful hand-bound edition made by a publisher who specialized in anarchist and radical literature that can be hard to find elsewhere. I have only finished one of the short stories in the book. It was poetically dark and beautiful. If the other stories and sketches follow suit, I will have to begin to view Voltairine DeCleyre as an anarchist goth...
Hardcover, First
Published 2010 by Corvus Editions

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Jan 03, 2011 Apio rated it it was amazing
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I was quite happily surprised with the beauty of these stories and sketches, gathered together in the lovely little hand-bound, hard-cover book from Corvus Editions. Voltairine DeCleyre's tales and sketches tend to have a Gothic tone, a dark and haunting beauty that generally avoids morbidity. The tales do tend to have very subtle meanings in which those who know can see her anarchist sensibilities, but these do not take the form of morals beating you over the head, not is there any indication ...more
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Voltairine de Cleyre was an American anarchist writer and feminist. She was a prolific writer and speaker, opposing the state, marriage, and the domination of religion in sexuality and women's lives. She began her activist career in the freethought movement. De Cleyre was initially drawn to individualist anarchism but evolved through mutualism to an "anarchism without adjectives." She believed ...more
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