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Author's note: Baby Alive’ was a doll introduced by Kenner in 1973 and later reintroduced by Hasbro in 2006. It was battery operated and could eat, drink and wet. Mine had a movable mouth.
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yNot Very QuietPerforming Genderno.4March2019158536692019periodical issue
'Welcome to Not Very Quiet Issue 4, Performing Gender. It has been exhilarating to read the 202 submissions to this issue (around 400 poems) from Australia and many other countries.
'This issue is dedicated to Judith Butler whose philosophy and theorising about the complexity of gender performance was our inspiration for this collection of poetry.' (Sandra Renew, On Performing Gender : Introduction)