Posts Tagged: grandmothers

Rumpus Exclusive: “In the Kitchen”

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Women grooming their daughters to be good housewives teach them how to cook, no? A woman grooming her daughter to be something else in the world would keep her out of the kitchen.

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The Rumpus Interview with Naomi Jackson

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Naomi Jackson discusses her debut novel, The Star Side of Bird Hill, how she approached writing about mental illness and its affects on a family, and choosing to to tell a story from multiple perspectives.

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The Doris Lessing Movie Adaptation No One Talks About

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Amanda Shubert, who recently interviewed Ronee Blakley for the Rumpus, has a thought-provoking piece up about Adore, the film adaptation of Doris Lessing’s novella “The Grandmothers.” It’s a challenging story in either format, dealing as it does with “women who sleep with one another’s teenage sons,” but Shubert argues that the movie is the superior version. […]

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