Have you read this? Joyce Zonana’s Brilliant analysis of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

In her 1975 manifesto, “The Laugh of the Medusa,” French feminist Hélène Cixous urges women to write: “Writing is for you, you are for you; your body is yours, take it. . . . Women must write through their bodies, they must invent the impregnable language that will wreck partitions, classes, and rhetorics, regulations and […]

via Writing Through the Body: Betty Smith’s A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN by Joyce Zonana —

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  1. Thanks so much for linking to my essay, Shelley! I have so much more to say about this book, and will let you know of any further installments. Meanwhile, I’ll be following your blog. Thanks again.

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