Pretty bitches : on being called crazy, angry, bossy, frumpy, feisty, and all the other words that are used to undermine women
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Skurnick, Lizzie, editor.
Traister, Rebecca, writer of introduction.
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New York : Seal Press, 2020.
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New York : Seal Press, 2020.
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xxiv, 284 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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English

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"Words matter. They wound, they inflate, they define, they demean. They have nuance and power. "Effortless," "Sassy," "Ambitious," "Aggressive": What subtle digs and sneaky implications are conveyed when women are described with words like these? Words are made into weapons, warnings, praise, and blame, bearing an outsized influence on women's lives--to say nothing of our moods.No one knows this better than Lizzie Skurnick, writer of the New York Times' column "That Should be A Word" and a veritable queen of cultural coinage. And in Pretty Bitches, Skurnick has rounded up a group of powerhouse women writers to take on the hidden meanings of these words, and how they can limit our worlds -- or liberate them. From Laura Lipmann and Meg Wolizer to Jennifer Weiner and Rebecca Traister, each writer uses her word as a vehicle for memoir, cultural commentary, critique, or all three. Spanning the street, the bedroom, the voting booth, and the workplace, these simple words have huge stories behind them -- stories it's time to examine, re-imagine, and change"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Skurnick, L., & Traister, R. (2020). Pretty bitches: on being called crazy, angry, bossy, frumpy, feisty, and all the other words that are used to undermine women (First edition.). Seal Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Skurnick, Lizzie and Rebecca, Traister. 2020. Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, and All the Other Words That Are Used to Undermine Women. Seal Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Skurnick, Lizzie and Rebecca, Traister. Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, and All the Other Words That Are Used to Undermine Women Seal Press, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Skurnick, Lizzie,, and Rebecca Traister. Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, and All the Other Words That Are Used to Undermine Women First edition., Seal Press, 2020.

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