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He 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 pow. 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

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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 o. 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 fro she recollects the stories of the people she meets and muses about what a feminist future might entail As admirable as Notley s project is it pales in comparison to other American women poets feminist epics from Gwendolyn Brooks s Annie Allen to Bernadette Mayer s Midwinter Day The storyline is dated the language drags and most notably the work s new measure in which rhythmic units are indicated by uotation marks feels incredibly gimmicky Notley s written many great shorter poems but this seems worth passing

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N 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 fragmentations and metamorphoses as s. 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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  1. says:

    I despise EVERYONE who has given this book LESS than 4 stars WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH YOU? Anyway there is no sliding scale for suffering here THIS BOOK will HAUNT you long after you've finished reading it unlike ANY poetry Alice Notley creates new archetypes and gives new jobs to old ones Don't allow anyone to ruin it for you as mos

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    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 personific

  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 by the alien autopsy disco room and the other half crab walking down ra

  4. says:

    This is an admirable novel in lyric It is endlessly creative furiously constructed and showcases a mind hard at work within the confines of the written word Not to suggest that the written word is inherently limiting but often than not I stop

  5. says:

    The Descent of Alette is a contemporary feminist approach to the traditional monomyth even following the 17 sta

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    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

  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 p

  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

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