Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

by Alice Walker, Pratibha Parmar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0788155814

ISBN-13: 9780788155819

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company

Describes a unique film making journey, from Alice Walkers first letter to Pratibha Parmar proposing the idea of the film, to the many journal entries & observations each of them made along the way. From California to England to Senegal, The Gambia, & Burkina Faso, Warrior Marks follows Walker & Parmar as they interview people who are concerned with & affected by the

Overview

Describes a unique film making journey, from Alice Walkers first letter to Pratibha Parmar proposing the idea of the film, to the many journal entries & observations each of them made along the way. From California to England to Senegal, The Gambia, & Burkina Faso, Warrior Marks follows Walker & Parmar as they interview people who are concerned with & affected by the practice of female genital mutilation. Includes transcripts of their interviews, 3 new poems by Alice Walker, & over 50 photos offering a vivid & poignant portrayal of the people & places they visited. The adventure of two remarkable women who together fulfilled a dream.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788155819
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
72.50(w) x 90.00(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Alice's Preface to the Harvest Edition xiii(6)
Pratibha's Preface to the Harvest Edition xix
PART ONE 3(86)
Introduction
3(2)
Alice's Journey
5(84)
PART TWO 89(150)
Introduction
89(10)
Pratibha's Journey
99(140)
PART THREE Interviews 239(112)
Film Credits 351(2)
Acknowledgments 353(6)
Afterword 359(6)
Female Genitalia 365(2)
Types of Female Genital Mutilation 367(2)
Contact Organizations and Advocacy Groups 369(2)
Selected Bibliography and Suggested Reading 371(2)
Permissions and Photo Credits 373

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