Monday, October 10, 2011

Review of Jennifer Tamayo's [Red Missed Aches] at HTMLGIANT

The latest strain of Feminism, the so-called Post-Gender moment, which seems to return, ironically, to Feminism’s original rally for otherness over mere resistance, not a pushing back but moving another direction entirely, into an unnamed space, wouldn’t satisfy Tamayo’s complexity of vision which must be gendered: “(there) that instance is the motherest of mothers/ I can’t/ write experience without her.” It’s a fierce sound Tamayo uses, beyond language, certainly Anzaldúa’s la loqueria, but also doubly defined by her as “the path to knowledge.”

Read the rest of the supersmart review here. Thanks, Molly Brodak!

Buy [Red Missed Aches] from SPD here or from Switchback here.

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