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Corinne Manning

Corinne Manning is the author of the story collection We Had No Rules (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2020). www.corinnemanning.com.

A Real Slut in the Making: Melissa Febos’s Girlhood Through the Lens of Silvia Federici's Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women

As female friendship was one of the targets of the witch-hunt (daughters turned in their own mothers), Girlhood rests as a document of how that division has been sufficiently accepted and normalized. However, Girlhood in its form reasserts what has been taken from women and all people: what Federici refers to as the multicultural role of women as “weavers of memory.”

Never Ours to Give: Time Is the Thing a Body Moves Through

This is a slutty book, not just in content but in form. The long, sprawling essay bends prose and language to seek both intimacy and the alive body. “I don’t want to give any more of my touch to language. I just want language to generate more touch.”

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APRIL 2021

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