5 quotes from remembered rapture: the writer at work: ‘No black woman writer in this culture can write too much. Indeed, no woman writer can write too. Remembered Rapture: Dancing with Words bell hooks. Writing is my passion. It is a way to experience the ecstatic. The root understanding of the word. Remembered Rapture celebrates literacy, the joys of reading and writing, and the lasting power of the book. Once again, these essays reveal bell hooks’s.

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As you can see, by the page 35, I was really annoyed and ready to scream. Nov 16, Elizabeth Brush rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 26, Naima rated it really liked it. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. And there are writers who write because we need to make sense of the world we live in; writing is a way to clarify, to interpret, to reinvent. I would just like to close this review by another quote from the book: And while I believe the publishing world like any world is still very racist and sexist, she wasn’t doing the cause any favours by sounding like a total lunatic.

I disagreed with her views on confessional literature and how supposedly male confessional literature is automatically given more literary value than female confessional literature that is just sent straight down to Oprah. I think male confessional literature that is sensational in character is dismissed as much as its female counterpart.


Remembered Rapture: The Writer at Work – bell hooks – Google Books

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. She gave me all of that and more. Oh, that’s what it is. Review quote bell hooks reveals the heart of her writing life and the process through which rwpture has come to be known as a “visionary feminist. Excellent references to the art of writing Women need to write more.

They weren’t my cup of tea.

So naturally it wasn’t the page turner I hoped for. And you know what? May 03, Kinga rated it liked it. Am I having a deja vu? A book of mine might include ten new essays which alone could be a book and bekl or five pieces that were published elswhere and a reviewer might insist that there is no new work in the collection. Maybe this knowledge will come in useful at my next dinner party.

Books by bell reemmbered. No woman has ever written enough.

remembered rapture: the writer at work

Like with all of hooks’ books, I took my time with it but thought about it constantly. Kim rated it it was amazing Jul 06, As a consequence I have always only written on subjects that intrigue and fascinate remembeerd.


We may want our work to be recognized, but that is not the reason we write. I am a white, cis-gender heterosexual male. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. And beyond the challenges, the gift of finding your literary, poetic and political voice. Hkoks with This Book. Wait, didn’t you say that about 10 pages ago. These essays once again reveal bell ratpure wide-ranging intellectual scope; if W.

Getting insights remembred authors who have influenced millions seems like a good way to spend my time. Looking for beautiful books? Dec 06, Denise rated it really liked it Shelves: We do not write because we must; we always have choice.

Yes, there’s some good ole feminism in it.

Indeed, no woman writer can write “too much” Her passion for words is the heartbeat of this collection of essays. This was a rocky journey and let me tell you why: Jul 06, J.

While being a ‘Polish immigrant’ and a ‘female’ writer could very well be my selling point when approaching publishers I would rather not rememberex this label stuck to me forever.