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Leanne Simpson

Autor(a) de As We Have Always Done

15+ Works 909 Membros 21 Reviews 2 Favorited

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Includes the name: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake
Data de nascimento
1971
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Canada
Local de nascimento
Wingham, Ontario, Canada
Educação
University of Manitoba

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I loved this book so much I bought it for a friend as a love letter
 
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fleshed | outras 7 resenhas | Jul 16, 2023 |
I wound up really enjoying this one. It is a collection of poems and prose reflecting on the life of the modern Native with ties to history. It deals with social justice, relationships, race, etc. What struck me was the simplicity of it all. The words are chosen with care as a poet might with a deeper meaning. Most of the poems are in lowercase without punctuation to drive the point home. It sat with me.
 
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Nerdyrev1 | outras 4 resenhas | Nov 23, 2022 |
Collection of contemporary short stories written in poetic prose and focused on the Anishinaabe, indigenous people of North America located in the northern US and Canada. The author examines many forms of love, related to land, traditions, and, of course, people. Carefully selected epigraphs introduce each story. The prose includes words from the Anishinaabe language, not always translated. The stories are told from various perspectives, even from the spirit world.

The characters in these stories explore the ways they try to repair relationships with other people and with nature, attempting to overcome colonial damage that has been done in the past. I liked that it is optimistically oriented, not dwelling on prior tragedies, but not ignoring them either. It is nontraditional, creative, and moving. I listened to the audio book, read by Tantoo Cardinal. It lends itself well to audio since it is already poetic in nature and the narrators are storytellers.… (mais)
 
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Castlelass | outras 7 resenhas | Nov 10, 2022 |
I am not even sure how to describe this book other than it was a great experience to read it - I loved it all but especially the part about the Canada geese and the raccoons.
 
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viviennestrauss | Sep 12, 2022 |

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Obras
15
Also by
3
Membros
909
Popularidade
#28,219
Avaliação
4.2
Resenhas
21
ISBNs
44
Idiomas
1
Favorito
2

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