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With names like The East Village Inky, Mend My Dress, Dear Stepdad, and I’m So Fucking Beautiful, zines created by girls and women over the past two. Girl Zines has ratings and 16 reviews. Ciara said: i was very pleasantly surprised with this book. i read everything that comes out about zines, & us. Buy Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism by Alison Piepmeier, Andi Zeisler (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and.

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Zones messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers, and glitter. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

Aug 19, Susan Dickson rated it liked it. Plus, I don’t think she did much research into zine distros and where to find zines. May 18, Glrl Scarlett rated it liked it.

Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism

About the Author p. I was very excited when I first heard about this book, because I know the impact feminist zines have had on zinfs and I think some serious academic respect is long overdue.

Like Adela Licona’s book Zines in the Third Space, she uses case studies of zines — mostly close readings — but combines these readings with other qualitative methods, especially interviews with select zine writers. Emma rated it really liked it Jul 17, As a zine-maker and feminist myself, I was excited aliwon see a scholarly discussion of zine culture. Her use of Oiepmeier as a zine which piepmeer spends a great deal of time discussing drives me nuts since there are so many other zines she could have focused on which I think would have worked better.

Also, I wanted more about why she chose the zines she did. I’ve passed this along to the other members of my group as a key piece of research material.

Though they all reflect the personal zihes of the creators, zins are also sites for constructing narratives, identities, and communities. It should be very easy to find reference to why that’s a no-no. Zines and Gender pp. If you follow scholarship on zines, it seems to me that Chapters 2 and 5 are especially important as the former articulates the parameters of specific affordances of the materiality of zines — their physicality, structure, means for circulation, etc.

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Plu I was very excited when I first heard about this book, because I know the impact feminist zines have had on me and I think some serious academic respect is long overdue. Jun 16, Anna rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Bridget rated it it was amazing May 14, I had more problems with it the second time round, probably because I was being a bit more critical. Obviously that she pointed people to Microcosm Publishing.

Her writings about Piepmeir gave me goosebumps, and has me all excited to re-read my Doris anthology.

Zachary Harless rated it it was amazing Jun 22, There are a lot of zine distros out there that are not run by men of alisob ethics to put it politely. Piepmeier writes, in the end of the book, that she piepmeire set out to make the point that zines fostered some sort of concrete political activism and involvement, but that over the course of her research she came to the realization that zines fostered a different, subtler kind of political resistance.

Girl Zines

Andi Zeisler Goodreads Author. Mar 29, Lucia P rated it really liked it. Feb 12, Caitlin Constantine rated it really zinws it. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers, and glitter. Books by Alison Piepmeier.

Though they all reflect the personal style of the creators, they are also sites for constructing narratives, identities, and communities. Erica Satifka rated it really liked it Jan 19, Reviews “Piepmeier’s work is an insightful and long-overdue engagement with the feminist work in zines, which played a pivotal role not only in Riot Grrrl but also in the development of the Third Wave in general.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Jun 08, Rebekah rated it liked it Shelves: Mel D rated it really liked it Jan 20, I liked seeing the way she deconstructed select pages from zines, piepmeeier them with the same kind of respect I usually see accorded to art and literature.

Where to Find Zines pp.

Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism by Alison Piepmeier

Girl Zines is the first book-length exploration of this exciting movement. An excellent exploration of girl zines and one of the most comprehensive and meaningful explanations of third-wave feminism I have ever read. Therese rated it liked it Aug 20, Girl Zines takes zines seriously, asking what they can tell us about the inner lives of girls and women over the last twenty years.

Girl Zines is the first book-length exploration of this exciting movement. Oct 04, Kandace rated it really liked it Shelves: Emma gilr it really liked it Dec 22, Oct 29, Trinie rated it liked it.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Materiality and the Creation of Embodied Community pp.

I wanted her to tease out a bit more why she kept using “grrrl” to refer to the zines she discusses but then the book is titled “Girl Zines. Zines as a Public Pedagogy of Hope pp. What I didn’t like: Also, I worry that the academia-speak could make the book inaccessible for someone who isn’t well-versed in theory.

Aug 15, Mecque rated it it was amazing. I think the chapter on intersectionality and zines is by far the best. This is an issue people like Stephen Duncombe and more recently Janice Radway have taken up in their work.