Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl by Sara Marcus
By Sara Marcus
“For a moment Wave feminist like myself, ladies to front conjures up splendidly the best way the iteration after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist consciousness....A richly relocating story.” —Village Voice author Vivian Gornick
Girls to the Front is the epic, definitive heritage of the rebel Grrrl movement—the radical feminist punk rebellion that exploded into the general public eye within the Nineties, changing America’s gender panorama endlessly. writer Sara Marcus, a track and politics author for Time Out New York, Slate.com, Pos, and Heeb journal, interweaves examine, interviews, and her personal stories as a revolt Grrrl front-liner. Her passionate, subtle narrative brilliantly conveys the tale of punk bands like Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy—as good as successors like Sleater-Kinney, Partyline, and Kathleen Hanna’s Le Tigre—and their impact on today’s tradition.
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