Life Is a Fatal Disease: Collected Poems 1962-1995

Life Is a Fatal Disease: Collected Poems 1962-1995

Paula Gunn Allen / Feb 18, 2020
Life Is a Fatal Disease Collected Poems This omnibus collection richly reflects the experience of its already legendary author invoking myth and history tragedy and comedy narrative and lyric nightmare and the clear light of day Allen w
  • Title: Life Is a Fatal Disease: Collected Poems 1962-1995
  • Author: Paula Gunn Allen
  • ISBN: 9780931122859
  • Page: 248
  • Format: Paperback
  • This omnibus collection richly reflects the experience of its already legendary author, invoking myth and history, tragedy and comedy, narrative and lyric, nightmare and the clear light of day Allen works in a great tradition of storytelling and education, delight making and argument to bring a multitude of people, places, and situations before us Particularly compellingThis omnibus collection richly reflects the experience of its already legendary author, invoking myth and history, tragedy and comedy, narrative and lyric, nightmare and the clear light of day Allen works in a great tradition of storytelling and education, delight making and argument to bring a multitude of people, places, and situations before us Particularly compelling is the variety of her poetic skills her rich references, her lyrical flights, and, always, her earnest and compassionate voice.Born in Cubero, New Mexico, a Spanish land grant village adjacent to Laguna Pueblo, Allen is of Laguna Sioux Lebanese Scotch American descent Her mother s Laguna people are Keres speakers Her father, Lee Francis, who grew up speaking Spanish and Arabic, went on to become lieutenant governor of New Mexico 1967 1970 Among the numerous books written and edited by Paula Gunn Allen are Spider Woman s Granddaughters Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Woman and The Sacred Hoop Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Tradition She is professor of English at UCLA.
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      • Paula Gunn Allen

        Paula Gunn Allen was a Native American poet, literary critic, lesbian activist, and novelist.Born Paula Marie Francis in Albuquerque, Allen grew up in Cubero, New Mexico, a Spanish Mexican land grant village bordering the Laguna Pueblo reservation Of mixed Laguna, Sioux, Scottish, and Lebanese American descent, Allen always identified most closely with the people among whom she spent her childhood and upbringing.Having obtained a BA and MFA from the University of Oregon, Allen gained her PhD at the University of New Mexico, where she taught and where she began her research into various tribal religions.


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