SL028, edition of 50+
28 pages, 8.5" x 5.5"
$6.00 + s/h
September 16th, 2014

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 Young Americans 
by Jackqueline Frost

"[T]his is the sum of years." Jackqueline Frost's Young Americans is a feminist text that explores what it means to be a young, feminized person during the time of late capitalism. Taking as a "spirit-animal" the communist American poet Muriel Rukeyser, Young Americans moves from Frost's youth in the deep south to the state of being a politically active in Oakland, CA following the Occupy movement. Invoking biography, the comfort one finds in the words of others (whether poets or song-writers), the text addresses the capacity to exist as a woman: what it means to choose to live instead of only refusing to die. 

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About the Author
Jackqueline Frost is the author of The Antidote (Compline Editions) and You Have the Eyes of a Martyr (O'clock Press). Her writing has appeared for is forthcoming in Rethinking Marxism, Lana Turner, Hi Zero, BOMB Magazine, and LIES: a Journal of Materialist Feminism. She makes Asphodel pamphlets, and lives in Ithaca, New York.



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