Books Like Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins | Suggested Reading

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The subordination of love to social causes, the abrogation of personal freedom, and the failure of Christianity to allow for a fulfilling life connect Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1976) to other Tom robbins novels. Each of these themes reappears in other works: for example, Robbins criticizes 1980s greed and its distortion of personal commitment in Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas (1994). In Still Life with Woodpecker (1980), Princess Leigh-Cheri's environmental activism and Bernard Mickey Wrangle's violent anarchism are proved to be of less merit than their romantic attachment to each other. In Another Roadside Attraction (1971), Robbins argues that the western Christian tradition is largely responsible for mankind's disharmonious relationship with nature. This same theme is taken up in Skinny Legs and All (1990) which identifies much of society's disharmony and violence with Christian fundamentalism at the same time that it suggests the value of a return to a feminine-centered...

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