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The Descent of Alette

by Alice Notley

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlice Notley.
SeriesPenguin poets
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3564.O79 D47 1996
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23241816M
ISBN 100140587640
ISBN 109780140587647
LC Control Number95032698

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Descent of Alette, Disobedience, Culture of One, Mysteries of Small Houses: Alice Notley (born November 8, ) is an American abcdfestivalgoa.com came to prominence as a member of the second generation of the New York School of poetry--although she has always denied being involved with the New School movement, or any specific movement in general--having been a workshop leader and Known for: Disobedience, St.

Mark's Poetry Project. In The Descent of Alette, 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 endlessly on subways, not allowed to live in the world above.

The Descent of Alette Alice Notley - whose new book is the kind of major poetic achievement that comes along once in a generation - doesn't settle for prosaic annotation of the quotidian. Like the cosmologies of Blake and Dante or archaic creation lore, The Descent of Alette is a fully embodied universe, with its own terrain and history.

Alice Notley’s The Descent of Alette is a book-length work with an avowedly feminist aim: to write a woman-authored epic poem with a heroine in a genre she characterizes as predominantly “male-centered — stories for men about a male world” (Notley, Homer’s Art).

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Alette, the narrator, finds herself underground, deep beneath the city, where spirits and people ride endlessly on subways, not allowed to live in the world above.

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In this video, Alice Notley reads from her feminist epic The Descent of Alette (Penguin Books, ) at the Lab in San Francisco. The two-night program included a reading of the entire book-length poem and was cosponsored by the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University. Across two nights, Monday and Tuesday November 14 and 15,Alice Notley reads the entirety of her visionary book-length poem, The Descent of Alette (Penguin Poets, ).

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Alette, the. Dec 10,  · The Descent of Alette is a feminist epic that serves as a capsule of female oppression, empowerment, liberation, and daring. It does so in the context of both second wave feminism and neoliberalism, and by doing this, Alice Notley displays bravery in .The Descent of Alette.

Alice Notley. Format Book Published New York: Penguin Poets, Language English ISBN (pbk.) Description [9], p. ; 23 cm. Local Notes SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Marvin Tatum Collection of Contemporary Literature.

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