Monthly Archives: December 2012

Appalachian Elegy, Poetry and Place by bell hooks, University Press of Kentucky, 2012

In light of hooks’ scathing review of Beasts of the Southern Wild, I’m perplexed by the parallel  in her discussing her own wildness growing up here in Kentucky found in the Introduction.  “They were not wanting to tame the wildness, in themselves or nature.  Living in the Kentucky hills was were I first learned the importance of being wild”, page 1.



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