Clit Notes: A Sapphic Sampler

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Grove Press, 1996 - Drama - 214 pages
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Holly Hughes is one of the most popular and controversial out-there-and-in-your-face writer-performers around, and in this collection of some of her greatest hits she describes her career as an "escape" artist: how she escaped her conservative upbringing in a part of the country "where silence was the first language" to become an Obie award-winning performance artist and playwright as well as a central figure in America's culture wars.

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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 ... Read full review

Clit notes: a Sapphic sampler

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Known to most readers as one of the central figures of recent NEA grant controversy, Obie Award winner Holly Hughes has collected her performance texts in this volume. Her early pieces, such as The ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Holly Stuart Hughes is the editor-in-chief of "Photo District News", the monthly magazine for professional photographers based in New York City.

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