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The Mythic Family: An Essay

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Originally presented as a lecture at Walker Art Center, Apr. 7, 1987.
Paperback, 16 pages
Published February 9th 1993 by Milkweed Editions (first published February 9th 1988)
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Annie
Oct 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is apropos for many of us. It's such a powerful essay in only 16 pages. I've read it many, many times and there are certain lines, for example: "Until you learn to name your ghosts and to baptize your hopes, you have not yet been born; you are still the creation of others." that resonate for many of us in challenging times.
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