Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom Characters

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This is the author of the book. She is a contemporary American black woman. She views her own position as being that of a writer who was forced into teaching. The reason for this is that she is a girl and she was smart, so others created the expectation that she would be a teacher. During her efforts as a university professor, which is an advanced form of the teacher, she was able to make headway as a writer.

Bell Hooks is actually the author's nom de plume. Normally, she spells it "bell hooks." The absence of the capital letters may be symbolic. The publication and popularity of a work can boost an author's ego, but the effort itself emphasizes the message not the author. As such, perhaps her own identity, in the normal sense if altered when she writes, or perhaps it...

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