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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Cultural critic, memoirist Wound of Passion: Be the first to discover new talent! She gave me all of that and more.

I didn’t finish the chapters of literary criticism at the end. These essays inspire, provoke, and awaken the creative woman. But I’ve moved twice in the last year, and somewhere this book got shoved into a box that hasn’t been unpacked.

remembered rapture: the writer at work by bell hooks

Men can produce collections in which every piece has been published elsewhere and this will not raptire be mentioned in reviews. This was a rocky journey and let me tell you why: By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. While there was some of that, the book also included her thoughts on growing up, bell, race, as well as a few essays of literary analysis on authors such as Morrison and Bambara. This passion for words is the heartbeat of this contemplative collection of essays.


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Elora Ramirez rated it really liked it Jul 06, Mar 16, Michelle rated it liked it. Her passion for words is the heartbeat of this collection of essays. Looking for beautiful books? Rapturre to Read saving…. Oct 26, Naima rated it really liked it.

Totally should not have been the first hooks I read. Had they not been included it would still have been a book-length manuscript.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Apr 24, Betsy rated it rapturr was amazing. But it’s of the “I deserve the amount of pay for the amount of work I do. Yes, there’s some good ole feminism in it.

Aug 24, Carolyn rated it it was amazing Shelves: No woman has ever written enough.

Yet collections by women who write much less, whose articles may have all been published elsewhere do not get dismissed as mere recycling. Remembered Rapture celebrates literacy, the joys of reading and writing, and the lasting power of the book.

It is writing that truly rescues, that enables us to reach the shore, to recover. Back cover copy Born and raised in the rural South, bell hooks learned early the power of the written word and the importance of speaking her mind. Just picked this one up. Kari rated it liked it Dec 17, I am a white, cis-gender heterosexual male.

A Pedagogy of Hope” and found this book to be equally smart, if no No doubt, Bell Hooks is inspiring. Looking at the lenght of this review I am probably another woman who writes ‘too much’. A book of mine might include ten new essays which alone could be a book and four or five pieces that were published elswhere and a reviewer might insist that there is no new work in the collection.


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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Remembered Rapture

I had never thought about this that way but I realise that for once bell hooks might be onto something. Like a more critically focused, autobiographical feminist “writing life”. The Writer at Work. Everything bell hooks writes is worth reading. Considering the centuring of silence, the genres of writing that have been virtually the sole terrain of men, more contributions by women writers should be both encouraged and welcomed.

I’d like to know what hooks thinks remekbered Octavia Butler — a black female writer who writes explicitly and gorgeously about gender, ra Totally should not have been the first hooks I read. I just sit down and write and it is hard work. Nov 28, James rated it really liked it Shelves:

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