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Going Berserk eS to live like they re poor notven the poor They prefer to live like kings That s why they paint their houses with the only wealth they have spirit Mango yellow papaya orange cobalt blue When colours arrive from the nobodies who don t create art but who Don T Have Culture But t have culture but AS EDUARDO GALEANO SARDONICALLY SAYS OF THE THEY Eduardo Galeano sardonically says of the poor they t count they re not available until a Rockefeller or a Luis Barragan borrows them and introduces them into the homes of the rich and gives them statusOne ssay in particular stood out to me one in which Sandra Cisneros talks about a graduate seminar she attended on memory and imagination The books assigned in seminar were Speak Memory Nabokov Out of Africa Dinesen and The Poetics of Space Bachelard This is what she said about the seminar I went home that night and realized my ducation has been a lie had made presumptions about what was normal I wanted to uit school right then and there but I didn t Instead I got mad and anger when it s used to act when used nonviolently has power I asked myself what I could write about that my classmates couldn t I didn t want to sound like my classmates I didn t want to keep imitating the writers I d been reading Their voices were right for them but not for meAnd there I believe is the strength one Come Hell or High Water: Feminism and the Legacy of Armed Conflict in Central America eventually has when they realize that what makes them different makes them uniue and is a good thing And we can celebrate our culture andxperiences through our writing and that s what Cisneros did without worrying about how her work would be perceived by those who didn t know or didn t care to understand her culture and Autobiography and Other Writings experiences This unapologetic writing is what I ve come to associate with feminists of colour such as bell hooks Audre Lorde and Gloria Anzaldua and it s so refreshing to seeI read a library copy of this book but I will definitely be buying myself a copy. Oman's liberty in Sarajevo to the literary a tribute to Marguerite Duras and written with her trademark sensitivity and honesty these poignant unforgettable pieces give us not only her most transformative memories but also a revelation of her artistic and intellectual influences Here is anxuberant deeply moving celebration of a life in writing lived to the fullest an important milestone in a storied caree. Er life including her meeting Gwendolyn Brooks and others her travels and relationships with her family and friendsI m always looking for certain words to detail my xperiences of being raised in different cultures and looking for a place to call home I pick up a lot from different writers and books but through language and content I got closest to my feelings through this bookAll these ssays are xcellent so warm and relatable Cisneros inspired me to

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and to about my own xperiences she showed me these stories are important For those of us living between two worlds our job in the universe is to help others see with than their yes Our work as bicultural citizens is to help others to become visionary to help us all to xamine our dilemmas in multiple ways and arrive at creative solutions Otherwise we all will perish I loved Cisneros thoughts on writing inspiration and her need for her own space I could relate to this and I often think of how due to my introvertism I desired lots of time alone It that was impossible due to my culture being an introvert created some suspicion it seems So I ve always loved the night time When I was young and still living at home my father would call me vampira for writing at night I couldn t tell him the night was my own private houseVery prevalent were the themes of a househome not only the importance of a home as a place where you live which contains memories but also only the importance of a home as a place where you live which contains memories but also your own place in which to organize and decorate as you wish based on your wants needs Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript etc There was an interestingssay in this where Cisneros was talking about her love of bright colours and how her neighbours did not take too kindly to her periwinkle purple coloured home in San Antonio Colour is a story An inheritance Were the San Antonio missions rascuache because they imitated the laborate Moorish tiles they could not afford Nobody want. Aces Sandra Cisneros has lived have provided inspiration for her now classic works of fiction and poetry But a house of her own where she could truly take root has luded her With this collection spanning nearly three decades and including never before published work Cisneros has come home at last Ranging from the private her parents' loving and tempestuous marriage to the political a rallying cry for one ,

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When she was reading in Portland Sandra Cisneros talked about losing track of what she had written BC before computers Her reading was powerful and she had written BC before computers Her reading was powerful and sweet advice wise generous I am a longtime Cisneros fan and I wrote my review of her visit before I had Infamous even finished the book aressays Cisneros said she had to get in print before they were lost written over the past thirty years or so They are occasional pieces written For Specific Events Since specific Walled events since published The House on Mango Street Each is prefaced with current reflectionxplanation and updates why she wrote the ssay and how it fits into her life and what has changed since I bought an xtra copy to send to a friend My only regret is that I did not buy four copies for four other friends What A Book If I was a Cisneros fan before this really sealed the deal So many aspects of this life story resonates with me This book is sublime masterful surprising full of spirit and unabashed feminism Composed of xperimental vignettes and glimmers from the globe trotting mpathic socially conscious writer teacher poet Sandra Cisneros Some reviews here have xpressed disappointment in the so called lack of juicy details revealed but I felt just the opposite The stories of Cisneros life are courageous in their I have always been a daydreamer and that s a lucky thing for a writer Because what is a daydreamer if not another word for thinker visionary intuitive all wonderful words synonymous with girl It s official I m a Sandra Cisneros fan This is the first book of hers that I ve read and over the last few years I ve found that reading a writer s non fiction before reading their fiction has helped me better get into the writer s mind understand their influences and what drives them for a long time This collection of ssays and book reviews span 30 years of Cisneros s writing career they go into stories of From the beloved author of The House on Mango Street a richly illustrated compilation of true stories and nonfiction pieces that taken together form a jigsaw autobiography an intimate album of a literary legend's life and careerFrom the Chicago neighborhoods where she grew up and set her groundbreaking The House on Mango Street to her abode in Mexico in a region where my ancestors lived for centuries the pl. ,
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