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Eve Ensler, Author Of 'Vagina Monologues,' Communicates Stories Of Teenage Girls In New Book

First Posted: 03/28/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:20 PM ET

Eve Ensler

The New York Times:

Your new book, "I Am an Emotional Creature," is a collection of 30-plus fictional monologues in which you assume the confiding, often plaintive, voices of teenage girls -- from a Chinese factory worker to a sex slave in Africa to a schoolgirl in suburban America bemoaning her lack of purple Ugg boots. Why do you see yourself as a spokeswoman for teenage girls?
I don't feel like I'm a spokesperson at all for girls. I just feel like, O.K., in the way that "The Vagina Monologues" was an attempt to communicate stories of women and their vaginas, this is an attempt to communicate the stories of girls on the planet right now.

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