Off the Reservation: Reflections on Boundary-busting Border-crossing Loose Canons
Beacon Press, 1998 - 262 頁
Off the Reservation gives us the best of Allen's political essays, literary criticism, and personal reflections. In section one, "Haggles/gynosophies" (haggles being a persuasive speech in which a hag engages), Allen offers powerful critiques of the Western social constructs of proprietorship, literacy, individualism, and "rape culture" contrasted with the communal and spiritual connection to the earth that characterizes native societies. "Wyrds/orthographies" presents some of the best analysis of Native American literature of the late twentieth century, including the work of N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Mary Tallmountain.
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as Laguna Pueblo , Maronite Lebanese , and Celtic Scots . All three are , I might
add , Goddess - centered strands ; whether this is through serendipity , cultural
diffusion , or means we cannot yet identify , is not yet clear . My pueblo , Laguna ...
I was born a mixed - blood Laguna girl on the border of the mixed - blood Laguna
Reservation and the Cubero Land Grant , to a mixed - blood Laguna mother ,
grandmother , great - grandmother , and perhaps great - great - grandfather to
Turning off the freeway , we drove the old highway from Mesita ( the easternmost
Laguna village ) , past Laguna village to the turnoff my mother and I had taken so
many years before . This day , our band's mission was to visit the shrine at ...
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Poet, novelist, feminist, and English professor (UCLA), Allen draws on her experiences as a woman of mixed Laguna and Lebanese heritage to critique contemporary American culture from the perspective ... 閱讀評論全文