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The Last Generation: Prose and Poetry

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A classic work by award-winning author Cherríe Moraga, The Last Generation is an electric mix of prose and poetry that continues conversations started in the beloved books This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color and Loving in the War Years: Lo que nunca pasó por sus labios. Highly politicized and intensely personal, Moraga's work dares to imagine the ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by South End Press (first published 1993)
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Ananya Garg
Aug 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I read this book while writing my own poetry in the Spring of 2017 and found it incredibly generative for my own work. Moraga's genius weaving of poetry and prose that highlights her own struggles while connecting with past generations is brilliant.
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May 03, 2007 rated it it was amazing
my mum got this for me for my b-day. it is hard to find any of her books. this is some great poetry and writings! maybe just maybe i'd lend it to you...if you asked nicely...:)
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Cherríe Lawrence Moraga (born September 25, 1952) is a Chicana writer, feminist activist, poet, essayist, and playwright. She is part of the faculty at Stanford University in the Department of Drama and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. Her works explore the ways in which gender, sexuality and race intersect in the lives of women of color.

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