Barren the Fury

Brenda Leifso


Barren the Fury

Barren the Fury

  • Title: Barren the Fury
  • Author: Brenda Leifso
  • ISBN: 9781897141694
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Paperback



What would happen if, instead of entering a world in which they are never really considered human, girls made a choice to abandon us A response to the hopelessness of being female, Barren the Fury turns salvation myths into destruction narratives, hopelessness into rage, acquiescence into violence Structured much like a novel, the book follows a mother whose daughter mWhat would happen if, instead of entering a world in which they are never really considered human, girls made a choice to abandon us A response to the hopelessness of being female, Barren the Fury turns salvation myths into destruction narratives, hopelessness into rage, acquiescence into violence Structured much like a novel, the book follows a mother whose daughter makes this choice as she moves from seeking answers to seeking vengeance and as she bears society s and the earth s flooding, a flooding that no government can stop, despite brutal efforts Beneath this chaos sing the offerings of the unborn, the answers to why Influenced by Margaret Atwood s The Handmaid s Tale, Marilyn Bowering s searing Autobiography and P.K Page s Planet Earth, Barren the Fury ranges over topics like environmental destruction, child labour and menstruation suppression Ultimately, the poems question our responses to underlying power structures do we close the curtains and latch the door


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If the Handmaid's Tale is in your top 10, you need to read this collection.

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