With names like The East Village Inky, Mend My Dress, Dear Stepdad, and I’m So Fucking Beautiful, zines created by girls and women over the past two. Girl Zines has ratings and 16 reviews. Ciara said: i was very pleasantly surprised with this book. i read everything that comes out about zines, & us. Buy Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism by Alison Piepmeier, Andi Zeisler (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and.

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Reviews “Piepmeier’s work is an insightful and long-overdue engagement with the feminist work in zines, which played a pivotal role not only in Riot Grrrl but also in the development of the Third Wave in general. Though they all reflect the personal style of the creators, they are also sites for constructing narratives, identities, and communities. Girl Zines is the first book-length exploration of this exciting movement. I reread this to get ready to write about riot grrrl zines.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Mariah Cherem rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Like Adela Licona’s book Zines in the Third Space, she uses case studies of zines — mostly close readings — but combines these readings with other qualitative methods, especially interviews with select zine writers. Some are great choices, but there are important zines are grrrl zinesters left out. To ask other readers questions about Girl Zinesplease sign up.

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Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism

Jun 16, Anna rated it it was amazing Shelves: Obviously that she pointed people to Microcosm Publishing. Feb 12, Caitlin Constantine rated it really liked it. Kayleigh rated it really liked it Jun 23, Emma rated it really liked it Jul 17, Piepmeier writes, in the end puepmeier the book, that she had set out to make the point that zines fostered some sort of concrete political activism and involvement, but that over the course of her research she came to the realization that zines fostered a different, subtler kind of political resistance.


Below is the list of vendors that carry our titles in electronic format. Her writings about Doris gave me goosebumps, and has me all excited to re-read my Doris anthology. No trivia or quizzes yet. Girl Zines is the first book-length exploration of this exciting piepkeier. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

Therese rated it liked it Aug 20, I see a distinction and think that not all zines written by girls are grrrl zines, but I felt she could have addressed that a bit more.

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Zines as a Public Pedagogy of Hope pp. They plugged me into this community of incredibly intelligent, tough people who, just by knowing they existed, gave me the courage to deal with my own life. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers, and glitter. Exam Copy Please list your name, institutional affiliation, course name and size, alkson institution address.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Ellen rated it birl was amazing Feb 13, I just reviewed this for Bookforum Things I liked about the book: At the very least she should have a disclaimer or retraction or something.

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A great in-depth study on the radical potential of zine making by girls and women and the ensuing community that accompanies this tradition of independent media making.

I think that anyone looking for some reading into feminism should check this out, it certainly I was reading this as research into making girl zines for a project for school.

Jun 08, Rebekah rated it liked it Shelves: Her use of Bust as a zine which she spends a great deal of time discussing drives me nuts since there are so many other zines she could have focused on which I think would have worked better. Girl Zines takes zines seriously, asking what they can tell us about the inner lives of girls and women over the last twenty years. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.

Ronja Francoeur rated it it was amazing Nov 06, As a zine-maker and feminist myself, I was excited to see a scholarly discussion of zine culture. I am pursuing life as a writer in large part because of my experiences with zines. Materiality and the Creation of Embodied Community pp.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Andi Zeisler Goodreads Author. Emma rated it really liked it Dec 22, She is the co-editor of Catching a Wave: