Bell hooks | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Jerome Karabel

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Bell hooks.
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Critical Review by Jerome Karabel

SOURCE: "Fighting Words," in The New York Times Book Review, December 18, 1994, p. 27.

Karabel is an American educator and sociologist. In the following review, he discusses Teaching to Transgress: Educating as the Practice of Freedom and Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations. Although he complains of hooks's occasional excess of language, he states that "hers is a voice that forces us to confront the political undercurrents of life in America."

Like her friend Cornel West, with whom she wrote an absorbing book of dialogue, Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life, Bell Hooks (nee Gloria Watkins) is an unconventional scholar, constantly crossing the boundaries separating the academic disciplines as well as the division between scholarship and politics. Ms. Hooks has produced a formidable body of work, including more than a half-dozen books on topics ranging from feminist theory to representations of...

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