This book by Eli Clare, explores the landscape of disability, class, queerness, and child abuse, telling stories that echo with the sounds of an Oregon logging and. Third Edition of. Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation. A finalist for a ForeWord’s Book of the Year Award. Exile and Pride Cover. Get this from a library! Exile & pride: disability, queerness & liberation. [Eli Clare].
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The discussion had a great deal of relevance to the current political conversations regarding rural America, but it was also specifically resonant for me, as a queer city-dwelling woman who still carries personal and family ties to luberation and forestry in the Northwest.
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You must obtain permission directly from the owner of the image. I appreciate this book so much for what it did in terms of driving dialogue and discourse further, and love the methodology of interacting with a myriad of important ideas through narrative, poetry, history, and prose.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign dxile. This book has a lot of very valuable things to say about disability and disabklity, but this was one of the things that stood out the most for me. Nov 18, l. Really smart and well-written. They send their goons-those working-class and poor people they employ as their official brutes-to push us over the edge.
Bold, brash stories about reclaiming our bodies and changing the world. I felt inspired by his refusal to allow any one part of his identity overwhelm any other: Exile and Pride seeks to discover and explore how the disabled community can create pride, what words or symbols demonstrate this pride, and which collective or personal histories should queernes celebrated rather than simply witnessed.
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They redraw our topo maps so that we end up walking in circles. The power dynamics of sexual abuse, queer communities, activism, and politics. I disabulity not expect such a long history of logging or freak shows, but she needed that to connect us with her entire lived experience.
This book was phenomenal. This book saved my life. Exile and Pride reminded me of Where We Stand by bell hookswhere hooks describes her experiences growing up poor and Black in the south, learning to navigate a college full of rich people and an education that planted her firmly in the middle class.
Nor are there enough of them. I read this at the wrong time. This set of nine interconnected essays defies categorization in its exploration not only of queerness and disability but also of class, race, urban-rural divides, fisability identity, sexual abuse, environmental destruction, and the meaning of home. Maybe we get to the summit but p.
Here readers will find an intersectional framework for understanding how we actually live with the daily hydraulics of oppression, power, and resistance.
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Exile and Pride reads like two books in one. It’s also a hard one to pigeon hole in a specific genre. Eloquently written and literary account of intersectionality queernes including disability, LGBT identity, victimization experiences, being raised in a very small town, ane so many other issues. My father raped me for many reasons, and inside his acts of violence I learned what it meant to be female, to be a child, to live in my particular body, and those lessons served the larger power structure and disabiliyt well.
It was recommended to me by a disability studies professor who knew I was interested in the intersection of disability and queerness, but it is so much more than I was expecting. I appreciate this book so much for what it did in terms of driving dialogue and discourse further, and love the methodology of interacting with a myriad of important ideas through narrative, poetry, history, and pro There is so much wonderful depth and vulnerability here.
This book summarises a lot of theories that are explored in much greater depth and detail anc. With a poet’s devotion to truth and an activist’s demand for justice, Clare deftly unspools the multiple histories from which our ever-evolving sense of self unfolds. The hard work of self- and other-reflection in an age of intersectionality, whi This book was phenomenal.
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Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation
Reading this book was a pleasure because of the way liberarion was written. This has been a wonderful, informative read. A must-read for everyone concerned with Exile and Pride changed my life and transformed my political outlook at age We lose the trail.
Title of the journal article or book chapter and title of journal or title of book 3. Connect With Us At Goodreads. The discussion had a great deal of relevance to the current political conversations regarding rural America, but it was also spec This is such a powerful, important book. Explaining the Distance Queerjess Home Clearcut: Contents The Mountain 1. Such an in depth examination of many levels of identity.
Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness and Liberation
I found some things though they were minor, petty things in all honesty hard to latch onto on a personal level but what this book says is so important. He describes the solace and freedom he felt in urban communities. Read xnd for class.
Exile and Pride changed my life and transformed my political outlook at age Jul 10, sasha rated it really liked it Shelves: Clare uses language to articulate the complexity that is being working class, libwration and queer among other identities, such as survivor.