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 26 筆
For how can one immediately experience the present without regard to the
shaping presence of the past ? Yet Americans have been , at least in the
expressions of their artists and scholars , profoundly present - oriented and idea-
or fantasy ...
It meandered slowly past our house and my grandmother's house next door ,
which was separated from ours by two lawns , bordered on one side by a dirt
area where we played , the huge galvanized metal barrels where we burned
trash of ...
Reflections on Boundary-busting Border-crossing Loose Canons Paula Gunn
Allen Tisha Hooks. THE ROAD IS STORIES , IS DREAMS The last time I
dreamed about the Road , as we called the tiny dirt road that ran past our house
to connect ...
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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