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.
第 1 到 3 筆結果，共 18 筆
The issue is rather to discover a critically sound apparatus that will let our studies
be inclusive rather than exclusive ... we must devise , then , are critical strategies
that do not descend only from Anglo - European criticism , for example , the ...
It is of little use to study critical works concerned with Erdrich's Love Medicine if
one wishes to explore the significance of Aurora L. Morales and Rosario
Morales's Getting Home Alive . To be sure , it may seem that elements of Western
Perhaps the best course is to begin anew , to examine the literary output of
American writers of whatever stripe and derive critical principles based on what is
actually being rendered by the true experts , the writers themselves . While we're
at it ...
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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