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 30 筆
If there is to be a meaningful , significant turn in the wheel of the civilized state , it
must be semantic , linguistic , and semiotic . Three dimensions of the stance
toward reality that characterizes Western civilization are : proprietorship (
turn , we must live each day , each event , each turn of fate and happenstance ,
loved or disliked , comforting or painful , funny or aggravating , and everything in
between , with whatever balance and immediacy we are capable of . It is our ...
... and the mountain is a study in floral design we drive through . White and yellow
, deep gold and dark green , fuchsia and orange . We drive east out of
Albuquerque , through Tijeras Canyon , turn right onto Highway 14 , past San
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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