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Alice Notley ☆ 7 review

In The Descent of Alette of Alette MOBI #243 Alice Notley presents a feminist epic a bold journey into the deeper realms Alette the narrator finds herself underground deep beneath the city where spirits and people ride endle. I played laser tag for the first time this week I navigated the strobe lit rooms like a disoriented grandmother spending half my time dazzled by the alien autopsy disco room and the other half crab walking down ramps to avoid slips and rug burns This book was a lot like laser tag The writing was awesome as surreal tinseled as the autopsy room In poems I was inside a subway wending through snake innards I met a hairy chested mermaid The speaker s genitals detach reattach and Could the animator of Fantastic Planet please rise from the dead and make this into a film I deduct a star for a critical plot point that I navigated as unwillingly as a carpeted ramp the speaker is on a hunt for the Tyrant aka the Patriarchy funneled into a single being as well as The Mother from Whom All Women Originate Anytime these figures surfaced I knew a Big Moral was around the bend I felt forced into catechism I spent my reading sleuthing what that moral might be and whether or not I could get behind it I deduct a second star for the Mother of all Mothers The Mother says cringe inducing things like Then something happened to the male perhaps because he didn t give birth he lost his connection to the beginning Maybe I m a misogynist but she may as well describe a moon breast I resent the implication that my worth might be based on some clump of entrails I don t plan to use I also fear that this underworld has a womyn born womyn only policy that I would strictly oppose

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The Descent of Alette Poets Penguin

Ssly on subways not allowed to live in the world above Traveling deeper and deeper she is on a journey of continual transformation encountering a series of figures and undergoing The Descent Kindle fragmentations and metam. Alice Notley how did you know what was happening down in my subconsciousmeditationdream space How did you dare write a book as unhinged and deep down as this This is a book of poetry about killing the Tyrant If you are a revolutionary read this before Marx or Mao because I think it takes the possibility of emancipation seriously than they did Also it has beautiful snakes

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Orphoses as she seeks to confront the Tyrant and heal the world Using a new measure with rhythmic units indicated by uotation marks Notley has created a spoken text a rich and mesmerizing work of imagination mystery and powe. I took a day off from work to descend with Alette and find myself thinking about this epic and some of its lines days later Like everything Alice Notley touches The Descent of Alette is amazing Notley writes On a leaf or a petal a piece of black lettuce Like a temple tiny nearly transparent My mind floats my mind floats but ever downward resonant lines but especially so during COVIDElsewhere Thus there was a woman who kept trying The day I read Alette I also tried to make a strawberry gAlette my first Coincidence I think not


10 thoughts on “The Descent of Alette Poets Penguin

  1. says:

    I despise EVERYONE who has given this book LESS than 4 stars WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH YOU? Anyway there is no slid

  2. says:

    Epic and slow moving The Descent of Alette dramatizes a single woman’s battle against an ancient patriarchal force The novel in verse follows Alette the narrator as she wages war against the evil omnipresent Tyrant the personification of patriarchy; the Tyrant has imprisoned everyone underground in a subway system and only with his defeat can people return to the surface and reconnect with the natural world As the heroine travels to and

  3. says:

    I played laser tag for the first time this week I navigated the strobe lit rooms like a disoriented grandmother spending half my time dazzled b

  4. says:

    This is an admirable novel in lyric It is endlessly creative furiously constructed and showcases a mind hard at work withi

  5. says:

    The Descent of Alette is a contemporary feminist approach to the traditional monomyth even following the 17 stages as per Joseph Campbell fairly closely What makes this myth slightly different and perhaps relevant is the female as he

  6. says:

    Alice Notley how did you know what was happening down in my subconsciousmeditationdream space? How did you dare write a book as unhinged and deep down as this? This is a book of poetry about killing the Tyrant If you are a revolutionary read this before Marx or Mao because I think it takes the possibility of emancipation seriously than they did Also it has beautiful snakes

  7. says:

    I took a day off from work to descend with Alette and find myself thinking about this epic and some of its lines days later Like everything Alice Notley touches The Descent of Alette is amazing Notley writes On a leaf or a petal a piece of black lettuce Like a temple tiny nearly transparent My mind floats my mind floats but ever downward — resonant lines but especially so during COVIDElsewhere Thus there was a woman

  8. says:

    I can’t look at uotation marks the same way

  9. says:

    i listened to alice notley's four hour reading of this and that brought me into wild states of stupor recommend

  10. says:

    My reaction to reading the text“I walked into” “the forest; “for the woods were lit” “by yellowstreet lamps” “along various” “dirty pathways” “I paused a moment”“to absorb” “the texture” “of bark needles” “The wind carried”“with a pine scent” “the river’s aura

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