The Resource The riots, Danielle Cadena Deulen, (electronic resource)

The riots, Danielle Cadena Deulen, (electronic resource)

Label
The riots
Title
The riots
Statement of responsibility
Danielle Cadena Deulen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Constantly surprising, these personal essays explore the attractions and dangers of intimacy and the violence that often arises in close relationships. Deulen's artful storytelling and dialogue also draw the reader into complicated questions about class, race, and gender. In "Aperture," she considers how she has contributed to her autistic brother's isolation from family and from the world. "Theft" investigates her mother's romantic stories about conquistadors in the context of the Mexican heritage of her biracial family. Throughout the collection Deulen experiments formally, alternating traditional narrative with "still life" essays and collages that characterize a particular time, place, and sensibility. Deulen is remarkable in her ability to present her own confusion and culpability, and she also writes with compassion for others, such as her own suicidal and unpredictable father or a boy in her class who sets the teacher's hair on fire. In part because she herself so poorly fits the identities she might be assigned-white in appearance, she is in fact half Latina; raised in a poor neighborhood, she has acquired an education associated with the middle class-Deulen sees "otherness" as a useless category and the enemy of intimacy, which she embraces despite its risks. The Riots seeks to create what Frost called "a momentary stay against confusion," and Deulen investigates her own act of creation even as she uses the craft of writing to put parentheses around the chaos of continuous living
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1979-
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Deulen, Danielle Cadena
Dewey number
814/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Essays
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The riots, Danielle Cadena Deulen, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780820339726
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12442881
Publisher number
MWT12442881
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The riots, Danielle Cadena Deulen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780820339726
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12442881
Publisher number
MWT12442881
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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