Small White Monkeys: On Self-Expression, Self-Help and Shame

Collins, S. (2017) Small White Monkeys: On Self-Expression, Self-Help and Shame. Book Works: London. ISBN 9781906012908

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Abstract

small white monkeys is a fragmented essay, including poems and images, on self-expression, self-help and shame. Beginning with the image of the small white monkeys, the text examines the author’s relationship with shame through a series of short studies on, amongst other things, cats, hair as a metonym for the self in poetry and fiction, and perceptions of sexual violence. Made through research into Glasgow Women’s Library’s Archive Collections and Lending Library, small white monkeys incorporates material from the library’s archives and the work of female creators past and present, including Anna Mendelssohn, Jean Rhys, Selima Hill, Adrian Piper, June Jordan, Denise Riley, Carolee Schneemann, Vahni Capildeo and Veronica Forrest-Thomson.

Item Type:Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Collins, Sophie
Authors: Collins, S.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Publisher:Book Works
ISBN:9781906012908

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