The Resource This woman's work, Julie Delporte ; translated by Aleshia Jensen and Helge Dascher

This woman's work, Julie Delporte ; translated by Aleshia Jensen and Helge Dascher

Label
This woman's work
Title
This woman's work
Statement of responsibility
Julie Delporte ; translated by Aleshia Jensen and Helge Dascher
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"This Woman's Work is a powerfully raw autobiographical work that asks vital questions about femininity and the assumptions we make about gender. Julie Delporte examines cultural artifacts and sometimes traumatic memories through the lens of the woman she is today-a feminist who understands the reality of the women around her, how experiencing rape culture and sexual abuse is almost synonymous with being a woman, and the struggle of reconciling one's feminist beliefs with the desire to be loved. She sometimes resents being a woman and would rather be anything but. Told through beautifully evocative colored pencil drawings and sparse but compelling prose, This Woman's Work documents Delporte's memories and cultural consumption through journal-like entries that represent her struggles with femininity and womanhood. She structures these moments in a nonlinear fashion, presenting each one as a snapshot of a place and time-trips abroad, the moment you realize a relationship is over, and a traumatizing childhood event of sexual abuse that haunts her to this day. While This Woman's Work is deeply personal, it is also a reflection of the conversations that women have with themselves when trying to carve out their feminist identity. Delporte's search for answers in the turmoil created by gender assumptions is profoundly resonant in the era of #MeToo."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Delporte, Julie
Dewey number
741.5/971
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6733.D45
LC item number
T45 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jensen, Aleshia
  • Dascher, Helge
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Delporte, Julie
  • Feminism
Label
This woman's work, Julie Delporte ; translated by Aleshia Jensen and Helge Dascher
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781770463455
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1038397092
  • 922660
  • (OCoLC)on1038397092
  • 922660
Label
This woman's work, Julie Delporte ; translated by Aleshia Jensen and Helge Dascher
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781770463455
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1038397092
  • 922660
  • (OCoLC)on1038397092
  • 922660

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