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Product Details

  • Paperback: 359 pages
  • Publisher: Wesleyan; 2nd edition. edition (June 1, 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0819562556
  • ISBN-13: 978-0819562555
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 5.8 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,840,302 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"If this book can be said to make one central assumption, it is that there really is such a thing as liberation." —Ellen Willis, from the Introduction

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About the Author

Ellen Willis (1941–2006) was the first pop music critic for the New Yorker and an editor and columnist at the Village Voice. A groundbreaking radical leftist author and thinker, she has contributed to numerous publications, including Rolling Stone, the New York Times, and the Nation, and was the founder of the Cultural Reporting and Criticism program at New York University. Her work is published in three other books of essays: Out of the Vinyl Deeps, No More Nice Girls, and Don’t Think, Smile!

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Ellen Willis (1941-2006) was the first rock critic for the New Yorker, an editor and columnist at the Village Voice, and cofounder of the radical feminist group Redstockings. Her writing appeared in numerous publications, including Rolling Stone, the New York Times, and the Nation. She established the Cultural Reporting and Criticism program at New York University and published "Beginning to See the Light" and "No More Nice Girls," both reissued from Minnesota in 2012, as well as "Don't Think, Smile!" Her award-winning posthumous collection of rock criticism, "Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music," was published in 2011, also by University of Minnesota Press.

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