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Valerie Solanas (1936 – 1988)

Nationality: American Periods: American: 20th Century

Author of The SCUM Manifesto, a key text in the development of radical lesbian separatist feminism. Shot Andy Warhol in 1968.

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Criticism about Valerie Solanas

Whose Soiree Now?
Review of the 2001 New York production of Solanas’ play Up Your Ass.
Author: Alisa Solomon
From: the Village Voice
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Biographical sites about Valerie Solanas

Guardian Unlimited – Books – News – Valerie Jean Solanas
Succinct and valuable summary of Solanas’ life.
Contains: Full Bio,
From: Guardian Unlimited
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Valerie Solanas – Biography
Comprehensive biography with numerous quotations from Solanas’ contemporaries and the author herself. Focuses on her interactions with Andy Warhol’s Factory and the publication of the SCUM Manifesto.
Contains: Extensive Bio,
Author: Freddie Baer
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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013