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Terese Svoboda's Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical PDF

By Terese Svoboda

ISBN-10: 1936182963

ISBN-13: 9781936182961

ISBN-10: 1943156573

ISBN-13: 9781943156573

The first full-length biography of Lola Ridge, a trailblazer for ladies, poetry, and human rights a long way prior to her time
This wealthy and unique account of the existence and international of Lola Ridge, poet, artist, editor, and activist for the reason for women’s rights, employees’ rights, racial equality and social reform. From her youth as a newly arrived Irish immigrant within the grim mining cities of latest Zealand to her years as a budding poet and artist in Sydney, Australia, to her migration to the United States and the towns of San Francisco, Chicago, and ny. At one time certainly one of the most well-liked poets of her day, she later fell out of severe prefer as a result of her reasonable and impassioned verse that seemed head on on the significant social woes of society. furthermore, her paintings and appearances along the likes of Margaret Sanger, Emma Goldman, Will Durant, and different socialists and radicals positioned her within the line of fireside not just of the police and govt, but additionally the literary pundits who criticized her activism as being over the top and melodramatic. This full of life portrait provides a veritable who’s who of all of the key gamers within the arts, literature, and radical politics of the time, within which Lola Ridge stood entrance and center.

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