Bell hooks | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Marlene Nourbese Philip

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Bell hooks.
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Critical Review by Marlene Nourbese Philip

"Rude Girls," in Books in Canada, Vol. 18, No. 4, May, 1989, pp. 25-6.

In the following review, Philip discusses the major themes in Talking Back, stating "one of the strongest themes … is the need to talk back or come to voice, as an act of resistance for individuals and groups that have traditionally been oppressed or silenced."

Where I come from, talking back to adults meant you were rude. It was proof that you weren't well brought up; this in turn was a reflection on your parents and their ability to raise clean, quiet, tidy children. In the Caribbean (which is where I am from), this tradition was a hangover from Victorian times; it was also an essential part of the baggage our parents carried with them from the time of slavery, when the ultimate sin was...

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