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This will be my undoing

Morgan Jerkins

This will be my undoing

living at the Intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America

by Morgan Jerkins

  • 176 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays,
  • Economic conditions,
  • African American women,
  • Feminists,
  • Social conditions,
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional,
  • African Americans,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEssays. Selections.
    StatementMorgan Jerkins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT
    The Physical Object
    Pagination258 pages
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26882754M
    ISBN 100062666150
    ISBN 109780062666154
    LC Control Number17327087

    In This Will Be My Undoing, Morgan Jerkins exposes raw nerve after raw nerve, seemingly fearless about sharing her most vulnerable experiences. This book is technically an essay collection, but the essays bled together in my mind into something more closely approaching a memoir of Jerkins's education as a black woman in a white world. It's. Apr 25,  · This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins Morgan Jerkins’ debut essay collection, “This Will Be My Undoing”, promises the reader 10 essays about “living at the intersection of black, female, and feminist in (white) America”. From the first essay to the last,.

    In This Will Be My Undoing, she takes on perhaps one of the most provocative contemporary topics: What does it mean to "be" - to live as, to exist as - a black woman today? This is a book about black women, but it's necessary listening for all Americans. The Book: My Undoing by Ed Geraty By reading this book, I hope you begin to have an undoing experience of your own, although it may seem scary at first. Ancient spiritual and philosophical texts point to this undoing; this experience of awareness in which you realize you are not who you thought you were. You come to realize this body-mind ego.

    Jan 14,  ·: “Undoing” was the original title of the first story in my collection, “When in Rome,” and refers to two uses of that verb that appear in the final paragraph: the narrator undoing a bad memory of sex through conjuring a replacement fantasy, and, within the fantasy, undoing the buttons of the shirt of the man she desires. In This Will Be My Undoing, she takes on perhaps one of the most provocative contemporary topics: What does it mean to "be"—to live as, to exist as—a black woman today? This is a book about black women, but it's necessary reading for all Americans.


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THIS WILL BE MY UNDOING is a book about the experiences of a young black woman in America. Jerkins writing is nothing short of addictive, I devoured this book and learned a lot from it.

She writes with honesty, weaving her own experiences with historical references about black culture and resistance, writing and art that made her think, black 4/5.

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Jan 30,  · In This Will Be My Undoing, she takes on perhaps one of the most provocative contemporary topics: What does it mean to “be”—to live as, to exist as—a black woman today.

This is a book about black women, but it’s necessary reading for all Americans. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Jerkins, Morgan.

This Will Be My Undoing. Harper Perennial, Morgan Jerkins' debut collection of essays blend intimate stories along with social criticism to investigate the meaning of black womanhood.

Jan 30,  · Without turning linguistic or lyrical cartwheels, Jerkins lucidly articulates social dynamics that have dictated the realities of American black women for centuries. Indeed, [This Will Be My Undoing] is a book I wish everyone in this country would read.

Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. In the provocative essays collected in her first book, Jerkins meditates on how it feels to be a black woman in the United States today.

Brought up in suburban New Jersey, educated at Princeton, and now living in Harlem and working in publishing, the author often feels like an southindiatrails.com: Morgan Jerkins. Hardcover.

Condition: Good. First Edition. The Sun is My Undoing by Marguerite Steen Bright and clear text, straight spine, corners and edges bumped and frayed, boards sun faded as pictured.

First Published on copy page, red cloth, gilt stamped to front board. This was picked up by both the Book Society in Britain, and the Book of the Month Club in the USA.

Also a best-seller on both sides of the Atlantic was her massive saga of the slave-trade and Bristol shipping, The Sun Is My Undoing (); this was the first part of a Born: 12 MayLiverpool, England. Jan 29,  · All views expressed are my own.

The Book Depository link is an affiliate, so I make a small commission if you purchase this book using this link — note that this will not affect the price you pay whatsoever. This Will Be My Undoing is a collection of essays written by acclaimed author Morgan Jerkins.

These essays center around three things. Feb 26,  · This Will Be My Undoing is a uniquely disarming collection of essays.

In their own way and in their own style, each of the 10 essays explores a single concept: that to be a Author: Rachelle Hampton. Jan 26,  · Morgan Jerkins’ first book, “This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America,” is a beautiful example of possibility, nuance and passion.

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May 28,  · This book feels like it is written from the heart of somebody who's been there, done it, and lived to tell the tale. And it's told in a way that makes it really readable.

I like a book to pull me in and take over me. This is what My Undoing did/5(6). Morgan Jerkins is the Senior Editor at ZORA and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.

Her debut essay collection, This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Harper Perennial ), was a New York Times bestseller and longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Jun 18,  · This Will Be My Undoing Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (white) America (Book): Jerkins, Morgan: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One of The Roots' 28 Brilliant Books by Black Authors in A writer to be reckoned with.-Roxane Gay Named one of the Most Anticipated Books of by Esquire, Elle, Vogue, Nylon, The Millions, Refinery29, the.

Jan 30,  · In This Will Be My Undoing, she takes on perhaps one of the most provocative contemporary topics: What does it mean to “be”—to live as, to exist as—a black woman today.

This is a book about black women, but it’s necessary reading for all Americans/5(19). This Will Be My Undoing Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (white) America (Book): Jerkins, Morgan: In her collection of linked essays, Jerkins takes on perhaps one of the most provocative contemporary topics: What does it mean to "be"-- to live as, to exist as-- a black woman today.

Doubly disenfranchised by race and gender, often deprived of a place within the. This Will Be My Undoing Morgan Jerkins. Harper Perennial, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book Jerkins’s debut collection of essays forces readers to reckon with the.

Jul 24,  · IN This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Harper Perennial), writer Morgan Jerkins wrestles with what it means to navigate an.

Indeed, [This Will Be My Undoing] is a book I wish everyone in this country would read.” — New York Times Book Review “In Morgan Jerkins’s remarkable debut essay collection, This Will Be My Undoing, she is a deft cartographer of black girlhood and womanhood.

In This Will Be My Undoing, she takes on perhaps one of the most provocative contemporary topics: What does it mean to “be” — to live as, to exist as — a black woman today?

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